Further Cases of African Swine Fever in Latvia

LATVIA - Twenty-two new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in Kraslava, Dagda county and Valka county.
calendar icon 5 August 2014
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According to The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) report, there has been 16 cases of ASF in swine and 18 cases in wild boar between 22 July and 4 August.

The outbreaks occurred between 22 July and 4 August, with the first being in Kraslava county, located in the south east of the country.

Five swine and 11 wild boar have been found dead, infected with ASF, and a further 64 swine and seven wild boar have been destroyed.

The source of the outbreak is still unknown.

Charlotte Rowney

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