African swine fever (ASF) made its entrance into Western Europe as well as China this fall, causing a lot of nervousness amongst pig professionals worldwide, even in North America. Pig Progress editor, Vincent ter Beek consulted with ASF experts in various countries and summarised his take in this overview. Some of the questions that he asked included the history of African swine fever, whether African swine fever is related to classical swine fever (CSF) and if ASF is highly contagious. Click here to read more of the questions and answers on ASF. – Pig progress