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ASF Outbreak Reported in Kursk Oblast

by 5m Editor
1 November 2011, at 9:37am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the Kursk or Kurskaya oblast region, affecting backyard pigs at a private subsidiary holding.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 70 last week (28 October).

One animal was found susceptible to the outbreak, and was destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive and is under investigation.