Three parts of the Volgograd region closed for quarantine because of the outbreak of ASF

Quarantine Monday introduced in three districts of the Volgograd region, where identified from the beginning of the seventh, an outbreak of African swine fever, the press office of the governor and the regional government.

ASF has been found in pigs in one of the private farms in the village Ivanovka October district. On the territory of this region and the two neighboring — and Kalachevskyi Svetloyarsky — quarantined and restrictive measures. First the threatened zone radius of 20 kilometers consists of ten villages and settlements.

"In these communities hold the alienation of svinopogolovya — 1,7 thousand individuals would remove pork products, and the premises where animals are kept and subjected to three times disinfection. Addition, the markets in the first zone threatened a ban on trade of animals, meat and other livestock products, "- said in a statement.

In the second zone threatened a ban on the sale of products in the markets of pork.

According to authorities, to recover damages sustained as a result of alienation pigs, individuals and legal entities from the regional budget will be allocated 13.5 million rubles.

African swine fever (disease Montgomery) was first recorded in 1903 in South Africa. Under natural conditions, are susceptible to domestic and wild pigs. Infection occurs through contact with sick animals healthy. The disease poses no threat to human health, but extremely dangerous for the animal, since no cure and vaccine. Stop the spread of the virus can only be rigid quarantine.

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