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More ASF and CSF Detected in Latvia

09 February 2015

LATVIA - Seven new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) and one outbreak of classical swine fever (CSF) have been reported in wild boar.

In total, the ASF outbreaks effected 20 wild boar in the north and east of the country along the boarders with Estonia and Russia (pictured below).

Classical swine fever was detected in two wild boar in Skaista parish, Kraslava county.

The wild boars were found in areas that have already reported ASF.

Lucy Towers

Lucy Towers
News Team - Editor

After graduating from The University of Sheffield, Lucy joined 5M in 2011 as part of the News Desk team. In 2012, she was promoted to editor of TheFishSite. With previous farming experience and a love for the great outdoors, Lucy has a passion for wildlife and the environment.



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