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Tanzania Reports One More Outbreak of ASF

by 5m Editor
8 March 2011, at 8:36am

TANZANIA - The Tanzanian veterinary authorities have reported one more outbreak of African swine fever in Mbeya.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 2 yesterday, 7 March. The affected population consists of free-range swine.

A total of 78 animals were found susceptible to the disease, out of which 10 cases and 3 deaths were identified.

Illegal movement of animals has been sourced as the main cause of the outbreak.

Further Reading

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