The actions aimed at preventing the spread of African swine fever has seen a positive effect. Currently, veterinary services are succeeding in containing the infection in some states of the Russian Federation, this was announced at the latest meeting of Antiepizootic commission composed of government officials, heads of health departments, Rospotrebnadzor, and some veterinary agencies.
According to experts, the main reason for the spread of African swine fever in the recent months was the unauthorised transportation of pork products and live pigs from regions where the virus outbreaks were been detected, as well as use in infected food waste in animal feeding.
Nowadays the problem is solved partly solved. In order to avoid dangerous situations, the Antiepizootic Commission monitoring the status of wild boars. In the near future an awareness education program will be launched with private farms, so that the most effective ways to prevent animals infection can be considered.
Currently, the Krasnodar region is where veterinary services are actively struggling with the ASF. The last outbreak was recorded here in the region in September.