Perspective: African Swine Fever Epidemics in China and their Implications

African swine fever (ASF) is a disease which was first reported and detected in Kenya in 1921. It is a highly fatal disease for pigs, causing nearly 100% mortality. Miles Yao of Market Visor AgConsulting Inc. writes that we should enhance biosecurity to prevent disease introduction, foreseeing that companies in the pig value chain will have to make changes to adapt to and confront threats.