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African Swine Fever in Nigeria

by 5m Editor
27 October 2003, at 12:00am

NIGERIA - A report via OIE on the outbreak of African swine fever in Nigeria.

(Date of previous outbreak of African swine fever in Nigeria reported to the OIE: September 2002).

Extract from the monthly report of Nigeria for April 2003, received on 15 October 2003 from Dr Foluso E. Fasanmi, Director of the Department of Livestock and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Abuja:

Location No. of outbreaks in April 2003
Niger State 1

Total number of animals in the outbreak:

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
sui 2,000 2,000 1,815 0 0

Note by the OIE Animal Health Information Department: No outbreaks of African swine fever were reported in the monthly reports of Nigeria for May and June 2003. The monthly reports for July, August and September 2003 have not yet been received.

Source: OFFICE INTERNATIONAL DES EPIZOOTIES - 24th October 2003

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