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Four New Cases of African Swine Fever in Russia

by 5m Editor
3 April 2009, at 11:02am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have sent a report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about three new cases of African swine fever (ASF).

The Russian veterinary authority sent Follow up Report No. 15 to OIE on 2 April.

It covers four new cases of African swine fever. The first started on 7 March, and the others in the last week of March. Three of the farms are in the Apanasenkovsky district of Stravropol Krai, and the fourth is in the Salsky district of Rostov region. In total, 45 pigs died and 34 were destroyed.

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