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One More Outbreak of ASF in Tverskaya Oblast

by 5m Editor
6 June 2011, at 8:23am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported yet another outbreak of African swine fever at a farm in Tverskaya Oblast.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 51 on Friday, 3 June.

The report states that a total of 336 pigs were affected, out of which 127 cases were reported. The OIE reports a 100 per cent case fatality rate.

While swill feeding is suspected to be the primary cause of the outbreak, other causes are still under investigation.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on African swine fever by clicking here.