Outbreak Aujeszky’s disease in Romania

28-11-2007 | |

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has issued an alert about an outbreak of Aujeskzy’s disease  in Romania.

To-date 34 cases of the disease have been identified in swine, causing 23 ‘natural deaths’. A further 11 animals were killed. 53 pigs are currently still believed to be at risk.

The source is unknown. Measures applied include: vaccination in response to the outbreak, disinfection of the infected premises and quarantine.

Related websites:

• World Organisation for Animal Health

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