Russia: African swine fever found in new region
In the Russian Astrakhanskaya region, new infections of African swine fever have been discovered.
The area – situated North of the Caspian Sea in Southern Russia – has never had a confirmed infection of African Swine Fever before.
Experts suspect that the virus occurred in the area for a longer time. The virus was found in dead pigs at various places in the area. Measures have been taken to prevent further spreading.
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