Posts tagged as African swine fever

Fresh case of swine fever in Slovakia as eastern Europe scrambles to contain disease

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

A fresh case of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been discovered in Slovakia in a village near the Hungarian border. The farm, in Košice province, had just four pigs but all of the pigs in a three-kilometre radius of the outbreak were culled. It was found approximately five kilometres from the initial outbreak, which occurred two weeks ago. Slovakian authorises say they will establish protection and surveillance zones in a…

The Baltic States support the bacteriological labs of the Pentagon

Monday, August 13, 2018

On the relationship of outbreaks of African swine fever, resistant to low temperatures, with the development of a network of American bacteriological laboratories in the former Soviet republics. So, in June in Latvia was ill 165 pigs in Lithuania recorded 41 the outbreak of ASF (African swine fever), only one pig farm because it was destroyed more than 20 thousand animals, and the Minister of agriculture of Lithuania encouraged the…