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New Case of CSF in Wild Boar in Bulgaria

by 5m Editor
21 October 2009, at 8:26am

BULGARIA - A new outbreak of Classical Swine Fever in wild boar has been reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The Bulgarian veterinary authorities sent Follow-up Report No.3 to the OIE on Monday, 19 October. According to the report, the event pertains to the country as a whole.

A wild pig weighing about 40 kg was reported to be affected by the virus. The outbreak occured in Tutrakan, in the Silistra region.

The disease occured either through contact with infected animal(s) or contact with other wild species.

Further Reading

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- You can view the full report by clicking here.
- Find out more information on Classical Swine Fever by clicking here.

5m Editor