Cities and suburbs told to take measures to prevent ASF

Chief Veterinary Moscow region ordered the heads of cities and regions to take additional measures to prevent intrusion into the region of African swine fever (ASF), which reported outbreaks in neighboring Tver region, said Thursday in a government press service of the Moscow region.

African swine fever is not a threat to human health, but extremely dangerous for the animal, since no cure and vaccine. In mid-July quarantine on ASF was established in four municipalities in the Tver region, as well as in the three districts of the Volgograd region.

"Head of the Main Department of Veterinary Moscow region — Chief Veterinary Officer of the Moscow region Yuri Barsukov attention of the regional government on the likelihood of introduction of the virus of African swine fever (ASF) in the Moscow region in connection with a stable trend of the virus, the causative agent of ASF in the Tver region," — said.

Therefore, heads of municipalities in the region to analyze the performance of the plan prescribed by the basic measures to prevent skidding, eliminate and prevent the spread of disease African swine fever in the municipality, according to the material.

"In addition, it is necessary to suppress the facts of import of municipalities all transport of live pigs, pork products, coarse grains, animal feed and other products to the state veterinary supervision of goods without supporting documents. You also need to make an inventory of pigs for each settlement on controlled Heads territory, "- said in a publication.

Badgers said today it is important to monitor the implementation of industrial pig-breeding complex of Moscow region mode "business closed", oversee bezvygulnogo pigs in private farms and avoid feeding food waste to pigs not subjected to heat treatment, concluded the press Service.

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