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More ASF Reported in Wild Boar in Rostov

by 5m Editor
20 January 2011, at 12:44am

RUSSIA - There have been a further three outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild boar in the Rostov region of south-western Russia.

The authorities sent Follow Up Report No. 48 dated 19 January to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes three outbreaks of ASF in wild boar found dead on 12 and 13 January in the communities of Sholokhovskiy and Tatsinskiy in Rostov Oblast.

A total of 40 animals were involved; 35 had died and a further five were destroyed.

Further Reading

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