African Swine Fever detected in two more European countries

Two more European countries have reported the presence of African Swine Fever (ASF) in recent days, according to Reuters reports.

Latvia has reported 19 cases of ASF in wild boars across the country in the past week, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. Six boars were found dead and the others killed, the OIE said in a report, citing Latvian authorities.

Hungary reported an outbreak of ASF in nine wild boars across the country, with four boars found dead and others killed, also reported by the OIE.

These outbreaks follow reports of cases in both Northern Italy and Thailand in the last week.

Get Our E-Newsletter - Pig World's best stories in your in-box twice a week
Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy

About The Author