13.12.11.Ochag dangerous disease detected in the neighboring southern Urals. Loss of livestock began in Totsk area, with December 10, 2011 gubernatorial decree throughout the region set quarantine.
In order to prevent infection of livestock, tighten control officers Rosselkhoznadzor Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk regions. In the Middle Urals in the third quarter tested 18 pig farms and slaughterhouses. According to the press service of the agency identified violations of detention and killing of animals, veterinary treatment and disinfection measures. Guilty fined.
In turn Rosselkhoznadzor in the Chelyabinsk region warned the South Ural railway and traffic police of the danger and the need for greater control over the transportation of livestock goods.
As "Uralinformbyuro" in management, today in the South Urals, there are 395,500 farms pigs. During January-November there conducted 60 audits. Found 64 violations, issued 16 regulations imposed 19 penalties for 45 500 rubles.
The situation of African swine fever in Russia deteriorated in 2010, when the South and North Caucasus Federal District was registered 59 disadvantaged areas. This year, new sources are identified in the Stavropol region, Leningrad, Rostov, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod, Saratov, Tver, Kursk regions, Krasnodar Territory. Rosselkhoznadzor explains negligent supervision of the state of the pig farms.
African swine fever is not a threat to humans, but extremely dangerous for the animals, because no cure and vaccine. Stop the spread of the virus can only be rigid quarantine measures. Destroyed all livestock in the outbreak of the disease in a radius of 20 miles away.