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Novgorod region: ASF virus spreads among wild boars

  • 24 Oct 11:10

Novgorod region: ASF virus spreads among wild boars In the Novgorod region, a case of African swine fever virus infection was detected, the news service of the AGRO.RU platform reports with reference to TASS. In the Novgorod region, where in September more than 36 thousand pigs were killed due to an outbreak of ASF, a wild boar infected with the causative agent of the disease was shot dead. According to the chairman of the Novgorod Region Veterinary Committee Lyudmila Sukacheva, the animal did not have any external manifestations of ASF, however, when examining tissue samples, the genetic material of the virus was detected. The governor of the Novgorod region, Andrei Nikitin, signed a decree on quarantine-restrictive. Read more...