Agriculture Secretary Applauds Research Efforts in Blocking Spread of African Swine Fever Virus

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2021 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today applauded research and protection efforts underway at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever virus, which has been causing devastating losses to the swine industry across the globe.