More ASF Cases Reported in Wild Boar

by 5m Editor
3 February 2012, at 8:59am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of African swine fever in Krasnodar Krai.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 77 yesterday, 2 February. The affected population consists of wild boar.

Three cases were identified, with an apparent cases fatality rate of 100 per cent, that is, all three animals were reported dead.

The source of the outbreak is still under investigation.