Classical Swine Fever in Brazil

BELGIUM - There has been a report of CSF in the north-eastern part of Brazil (via OIE).
calendar icon 26 July 2003
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(Date of previous outbreak of classical swine fever in Brazil reported to the OIE: August 2001).

Extract from the monthly report of Brazil for March 2003, received from Dr João Crisóstomo Mauad Cavalléro, Director, Department of Animal Protection (DDA), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, Brasilia:

Location No. of outbreaks in March 2003
State of Ceará (in the north-eastern part of the country) 1

Total number of animals in the outbreak:

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
sui 58 50 0 0 0

Note: The monthly report of Brazil for April 2003 reports the absence of further classical swine fever outbreaks. To date, no information for May and June 2003 has been received at the OIE Headquarters.

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