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Russia Reports One New Outbreak of ASF

by 5m Editor
14 March 2011, at 8:44am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported yet another outbreak of African swine fever.

The World Organisation for Animal Health received follow-up report no. 52 on Friday, 11 March. According to the report, the outbreak took place at a village in Krasnodarskiy Kray.

A total of 268 swine were found susceptible to the disease, out of which five cases were reported. Two deaths were recorded, and one animal was destroyed.

The source of the outbreak is still under investigation.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on African swine fever by clicking here.