A new outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) is fixed in the LLC "Hunting" Sholokhovskoe "in the Tver region, the report said Rosselkhoznadzor
"In the study in FSBI" Tver Interregional Veterinary Laboratory "samples of pathological material, selected from a wild boar shot in the monitoring of the African swine fever in hunting" Sholokhovskoe "Rzhev region Tver region, identified the genetic material of the virus ASF", — the report .
At present, the focus of the disease are specialists gosvetsluzhby Tver and control Rosselkhoznadzor Tver and Pskov regions, measures are being taken to prevent and eliminate ASF established ways importations, states population of susceptible animals in the next to the site of settlements.
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.