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Russia Reports New Outbreak of ASF

by 5m Editor
22 February 2012, at 12:51am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of African swine fever in Volgogradskaya Oblast, affecting wild boar.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 79 yesterday, 21 February.

A total of 25 animals were found susceptible to the outbreak, out of which 9 cases were reported. The 9 affected animals were found dead. No animals were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive.