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New Outbreak of African Swine Fever in Yaroslavl Region

31 January 2013

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African Swine Fever Activity in area shown from January 2010 - PROMED/HealthMap

RUSSIA - On 24 January, in Uglich's hunting territory located in the Yaroslavl region, African Swine Fever (ASF) was found in a dead wild boar.

Material was sent to the Yaroslavl regional veterinary laboratory.

African swine fever was diagnosed after tests were conducted.

Rosselkhoznadzor has instructed Yaroslavl, Tver and Pskov regions to interact with the concerned veterinary authorities so that together, they can come up with a set of measures aimed at preventing the spread of the disease.

ThePigSite News Desk

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