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Russia Reports Two New Outbreaks of ASF

by 5m Editor
23 September 2011, at 9:59am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of African swine fever in Krasnodar Krai.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 66 yesterday, 22 September.

According to the report, a total of 20,902 pigs were affected, out of which 137 cases were identified, and 72 deaths were reported. A total of 20,830 animals were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive, and is under investigation.