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Ukraine Reports More ASF Outbreaks

29 November 2016, at 12:00am

UKRAINE - Two further outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported by Ukrainian authorities to the OIE.

One outbreak affected a backyard farm in Chernytsya where four cases were reported.

The other outbreak was discovered in Shpola. Here, two pig carcasses were found in a dumpsite near Shpola city.

Laboratory tests of samples taken from the pigs gave positive results for ASF. The carcasses have since been destroyed and the site has been disinfected.

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