Swine fever in Rostov and Voronezh regions

Epidemics

In the Voronezh region first recognized outbreak of African swine fever

9.11.11.Pervy case of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in the Voronezh region. This is stated in the message Rosselkhoznadzor.
Disease reported in the farm in the village thorn Ostrogozh district.

At the time of the disease on the farm contained 701 animal deaths pigs began on 4 November. Diagnosis "African plague" has been set Voronezh Regional Veterinary Laboratory on November 5, and the next day confirmed the All-Russian Research Institute of Veterinary Virology and Microbiology.
The investigation previously found that the source of the disease were food waste, used for animal feed with a military unit stationed in the city Ostrogozhsk, and the use of waste boenskogo Ostrogozh slaughterhouse.

Source: Utro.ru

In the Rostov region. an outbreak of African swine fever

RBC 07.11.2011, Rostov-on-Don 10:00:36 In the Azov district of Rostov region detected an outbreak of African swine fever. According to the press service of the Southern Regional Emergency Center of Russia, about death of animals on the farm "Bataisk", located in the western part p.Suhodolsk, came the day before.

Studies conducted by the Rostov regional veterinary laboratory confirmed the disease. Materials sent for analysis to a laboratory Protection (Vladimir region. Results are expected today.

"Only in the first zone of endangered pigs — 9 thousand 166 pigs", — concluded the Southern Regional Emergency Center of Russia.

ASF is a highly disease of pigs, not transmitted to humans, but terminally for the animal. Vaccine for ASF in the world does not exist. ASF virus has penetrated into Russia through the southern regions (North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Chechnya) in 2007, 2008. from the territory of Georgia, where it was discovered in 2006.

Source: RBC

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