Three More Outbreaks of ASF in Russia

RUSSIA - Three more outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) have been reported.
calendar icon 5 March 2010
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The Russian veterinary authority has reported three new cases of ASF to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Follow Up Report No. 19 dated 4 March. All three were recorded in the last days of February.

Two outbreaks were in Krasnodarsky Kray – one in a herd of farmed pigs (five pigs were affected, all were destroyed) and a wild boar was found dead.

The other outbreak was in Rostovskaya region, which borders Ukraine, in a herd of 358 village pigs. Of the 57 pigs affected, 37 died and the rest were destroyed.

Further Reading

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