Reducing the risk of ASF infection

Under normal circumstances, however, a permanent fence will sharply reduce the risk of further spread of the virus. As has been shown in both Belgium and the Czech Republic, the construction of permanent fences around infected zones, in combination with intelligent hunting, has worked in getting the virus under control – something that eventually positively affected pig markets.

That makes the construction of the remaining fence a true race against the clock. After all, the discovery of a random wild boar should no longer be making headlines.