7.08.11.Ocherednaya outbreak of African swine fever outbreak occurred in southern Russia. Mortality due to swine, and the threat of a deadly animal disease which can not be cured and vaccination, Krylovsky district of Krasnodar region declared a state of emergency.
Deaths of more than 50 animals was recorded in the farm, 3 km from the village of Krylov. Samples have been sent for investigation to the local veterinary laboratory. Only in the area of the threat are about 12,000 pigs.
Krylovsky district authorities held an emergency meeting to prevent the spread of African swine fever, which resulted in the district put on high alert, and in the village — the mode of emergency.
"Krasnodar region, like the rest of southern Russia, the entire North Caucasus — this is our constant headache. Because of the Stavropol region of Rostov region to African swine fever breaks out quite often. First of all, this is due to the fact that that the reform of the Veterinary Service, which was held in 2004, was carried out objectively harm, because the country has appeared at once about a hundred independent veterinary services — all subjects of the federation, plus separate veterinary services special services, and The situation is quite complicated, "- commented the RDA representative Rosselkhoznadzor Alex Alekseenko.
Earlier this year the outbreak of African swine fever have been recorded in the Rostov region, the Stavropol region and even in St. Petersburg. Infection later leaked to other regions. In April, Agriculture Minister Yelena Skrynnik said that as a result of another epidemic Russia may lose all pig population and called on regional leaders to take measures to combat the spread of infection.
In late June, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Gennady Onishchenko said that the African swine fever epidemic that affected the entire south of Russia, came to us from Georgia, saying that has information about the lab, where a dangerous infection released to Russian territory.
"This is an economic sabotage" — assured Gennady Onishchenko. According to him, the wait-scale germ warfare Russia should not, but you should be prepared for such a "small dirty tricks" as to place a pig plague in Russia is very simple.