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Increased efforts to combat ASF in Russia and Ukraine

  • 28 Jun 09:48

Independently from each other, both Russia and Ukraine are looking into ways of how to intensify the battle against the ongoing outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF). Sergey Dankvert, head of the Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselhoznadzor, recently stated that Russia’s government should reconstruct the system of veterinary control in the country – and a proposal is currently being considered by the federal government. Speaking to Russia’s news agency Tass, Mr Dankvert suggested that the African Swine Fever situation in Russia has been worsening, as a lot of power to combat diseases was transferred from federal levels to regional levels, in. Read more...