Outbreak of African Swine fever in Russia
The Russian food inspection agency, Rosselkhoznadzor,
has announced on Tuesday that African swine fever has been detected in wild pigs
The disease is reported to have originated from Georgia where wild boars had
been roaming some 30-40km within Georgian territory.
Biosecurity measures have been stepped up in response, according to the World
Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
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