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Two New ASF Outbreaks in Tverskaya

by 5m Editor
22 June 2011, at 9:18am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), both in Tverskaya Oblast.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 61 yesterday, 21 June.

A total of ten pigs were found susceptible to the outbreak, out of which 7 cases were reported. While six deaths were recorded, two of the affected animals were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains unknown, and is still under investigation.

Further Reading

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