FAST TRACT RESPONSE TO ASF
African Swine Fever (ASF) is a disease listed in the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). ASF is a highly contagious hemorrhagic disease in all ages of pigs, warthogs, wild boar and wild pigs. ASF can cause the death up to 100% of infected animals within 2-10 days post infection. ASFV is the only member of the Asfarviridae and the only known DNA arbovirus. Recently, the there was an increased contamination of ASF in west European countries like Belgium that has a boundary with France. To contain this infectious disease and prevent from the cross-boundary progression to France the Animal Health Department of INRAE has lunched research initiatives anti ASF. PAVAL Lab., has been laureate to develop a lentiDNA vaccine prototype against ASF.This prototype has been developed and is currently under investigation.