More Cases of African Swine Fever Identified

29 July 2013, at 12:29pm

RUSSIA - African swine fever has been discovered in pigs on private farms in the Volgograd and Moscow regions.

The disease was found in samples taken from pigs on farms in the Gorski Uryupinsky region of Volgograd.

The disease was also found in samples from pigs from a farm in the Steblevo Voloklamsky region and on another farm in the Torfyanoye Lotoshinsky region of Moscow.

Officials from Rosselkhoznador in the city of Moscow, the Moscow and Tula region and the Volgograd region are enforcing the sanitary control measures in the regions.