According to the News Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas, the so-called Pearl polysaccharide can prevent and treat African swine fever has recently been disseminated on the Internet and attracted great attention from all walks of life. The Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Hainan Province has been instructed to investigate and verify the relevant situation promptly. If there are violations of laws and regulations, they should be investigated and dealt with promptly according to law. On the afternoon of June 12, after the media reported that Hainan Agricultural and Rural Department released the research progress of Hainan Pharmaceutical Research Team, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs contacted Hainan Agricultural and Rural Department many times to urge it to investigate, verify and report the relevant situation as soon as possible.
Up to now, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas has not accepted any preventive and therapeutic drugs or vaccines against African swine fever virus. The so-called Pearl polysaccharide injection which can prevent and cure African swine fever has not applied for veterinary drug registration, and the enterprises concerned have not obtained the Veterinary Drug Production License. According to the Regulations on Veterinary Drug Administration, to complete the laboratory phase research of new veterinary drugs (Chinese veterinary drugs and chemical drugs) and to carry out clinical trials, the research and development units must submit the archival materials to the provincial animal husbandry and veterinary administrative departments for archival purposes. It is understood that the Hainan Pharmaceutical Research Team and related enterprises have not submitted a new veterinary drug clinical trial filing application to the Hainan Agricultural and Rural Department so far. According to the regulations of biosafety management, the experimental study of African swine fever virus must be submitted to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas for approval of the experimental activities of highly pathogenic microorganisms. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has never received the above application from the relevant units. In the absence of animal experimental data on African swine fever virus, the report that Pearl polysaccharide can effectively control African swine fever lacks scientific basis.
Since the outbreak of pestilence in Africa, the Ministry of agriculture and rural affairs has been actively supporting and encouraging all legal and compliant research institutes and enterprises at home and abroad to carry out research on prevention and control technology of African swine fever. At the same time, any unit should carry out the regulations on biological safety management of pathogenic microorganisms laboratory and regulations on veterinary drug administration. Relevant regulations to ensure biosafety. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas will actively review and approve new veterinary medicines if research on prevention and control is carried out in accordance with laws and regulations and effective quality of products is controllable according to laws and regulations; if so-called scientific research work is carried out in disregard of biological safety, violation of laws and regulations, or if there is lack of scientific basis, exaggerated propaganda and HYLAXIS to interfere with the overall situation of prevention and control of swine fever in Africa, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas of the relevant provinces will be firmly in accordance with Execution. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas requires all agricultural and rural departments to implement the decision-making plan of the Central Committee of the Party and the State Council on the prevention and control of African swine fever and the stabilization of pig production, administer according to law and perform their duties and duties.
Source: Yang Yi_NBJ10647, Responsible Editor of Beijing Newspaper