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Number of ASF cases increasing rapidly in Poland

  • 6 Mar 12:42

New cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) are being found in Poland with an increasingly high speed. In 2018 alone, until the 20th of February, the Polish authorities found 511 cases of ASF amongst its wild boar population.In comparison: in the whole of 2017, Poland discovered 741 cases of ASF in dead wild boars, of which 388 in the last quarter. This information was shared by Prof Zygmunt Pejsak, head of the Department of Swine Diseases at theNational Veterinary Research Institutein Puławy, Poland. He presented these figures at a meeting on the Polish pig industry in an event in Hegelsom, the Netherlands. 7 areas of African Swine Fever in Poland Poland is. Read more...