African Swine Fever Confirmed in Wild Boar in Rostov, Tula

12 February 2014, at 1:34am

RUSSIA - African Swine Fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a total of nine wild boar found dead in the Rostov and Tula regions of western Russia.

The Russian veterinary authority sent Follow Up report No. 1 dated 10 February to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes the finding of three wild boar at Millerovsky in the Rostov region positive for the ASF virus on 3 February.

The ASF virus was also found in six dead wild boar at a game husbandry farm near Argunovo in Tula on 1 February, according to Follow Up Report No. 4 dated 11 February.