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More African Swine Fever in Russia

by 5m Editor
4 February 2014, at 7:07am

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported a further outbreak of African swine fever at a farm in Tula Oblast in western Russia.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received a second follow-up report on 3 February.

According to the report, a total of 57,047 pigs on a breeding farm were involved, out of which 370 died. A total of 119 pigs were destroyed.

The source of the outbreaks remains inconclusive.

The usual measures have been put in place in order to control the situation.