Diagnosis of African swine fever in Belgium
On 14 September 2018, the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC) communicated the diagnosis of African swine fever (ASF virus) in two boars in the south of the Belgian province of Luxembourg. It is a very contagious viral disease that affects only pigs and boars.
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