African swine fever detected in wild boar in north of Poland - ISN

61 new cases were detected in the first two weeks of May
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In northern Poland, cases of African swine fever (ASF) in wild boars have recently been detected again, according to ISN, the interest group for German pig producers. Overall, however, the epidemic has decreased significantly compared to the previous year, reports Agra Europe

According to ISN, a total of 61 new ASF outbreaks in wild boars were detected nationwide in the first two weeks of May. Almost half of the cases were detected in the counties of Pomerania and West Pomerania in the north of the country.

Overall, however, ASF events in Poland have subsided this year. According to the Supreme Veterinary Inspectorate, until the May 12, 740 ASF outbreaks in 11 counties have been confirmed. In comparison, in the same period last year, some 1,400 cases were confirmed.

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