Animal Diseases / Asia / CSF / ILRI / India / Intensification / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / South Asia / Vaccines

Prevention of classical swine fever – an impact narrative from northeast India

Vaccinating pigs against CSF in Northeast India

Classical swine fever (CSF) is a highly contagious, poten­tially fatal viral disease caused by positive sense RNA virus affecting pigs of all ages It is endemic in Northeast In­dia.

A research brief by Bernard Bett, Ram Pratim Deka, V. Padmakumar and Keith R. Sones describes how 1.5 million pig rearing households can ben­efit from actions by the government that will produce adequate quantities of the CSF vaccine and launch a CSF control program with special focus on Northeast India.

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This is one of seven briefs from the Enhancing Livelihoods through Livestock Knowledge Systems partnership program in India. It sets out an impact narrative for different interventions, showing how project activities are translating research outputs to development outcomes.

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