Animal Health Industry Declaration

Members of AnimalhealthEurope and HealthforAnimals, have joined forces to issue a Declaration on African Swine Fever, which recognizes that ASF is an unprecedented crisis that threatens animal welfare along with food security and the livelihoods of people around the world. Both organizations call for improved biosecurity and control measures until an effective vaccine is available. The statement provides clear actions for policy makers to mitigate the effects of this crisis and stimulate vaccine development.



– Increased Research Support


– Public-Private Partnerships


– Timely Data Sharing


– Outbreak Prepareness


– Greater Boisecurity Support


– Vaccine Bank Commitments


– Fast-track approvals



AnimalHealthEU contacted our coordinator, Prof. José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno to know how the project is going and the challenges we were facing in the coming years. Prof. Sánchez-Vizcaíno could also talk to them about the progress and the promising results obtained so far, and about the steps to follow in order to get a 100% effective and safe vaccine for its commercialization.



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