Russia: New African swine fever cases

06-04-2009 | |

The Russian veterinary authorities have notified the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about four new cases of African swine fever (ASF).

On the 2nd April the Russian veterinary authority sent Follow up Report No. 15 to OIE. The report includes details of four new cases of African swine fever. The first started on 7 March, and the others in the last week of March.
Three of the farms are in the Apanasenkovsky district of Stravropol Krai, and the fourth is in the Salsky district of Rostov region. In total, 45 pigs died and 34 were destroyed.