Simulation exercise: African swine fever in Australia
Dr Mark Schipp, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Canberra, Australia, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise, Exercise Rapid Strike, will take place in Adelaide, South Australia, from 4 to 8 March 2019.
Exercise Rapid Strike will be run by Biosecurity South Australia and aims to provide strategic insight for government agencies and industry, into African Swine Fever (ASF) and a response operation.
The exercise will be a desktop exercise and the scenario will be based on an ASF outbreak in order to improve the ASF preparedness of both government and industry.
World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)