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If at least one sick animal enters the territory of the United States, it will endanger the whole of the pig industry of the country
Party set from China sausages in which was discovered the genetic material of African swine fever, was detained by the staff of the Rosselkhoznadzor.
The cause of the outbreak of the disease could be contact with wild animals
Outbreak of African swine fever detected in one of the farms of the volnovakhsky region of Donetsk region of Ukraine.
Sunday in the Tibetan Autonomous region, recorded the first case of African swine fever.
It turns out that people can also pay with your life in the fight against a dangerous virus. Achs are usually considered exclusively in the context of food and economic damage. Forget that from pigs contained in China, get most of the world's resources heparin - medicines that prevent blood clotting in blood vessels.
In 2019 on the territory of Poland will be implemented, "the Program is early detection of infection with ASF virus, raising awareness about the disease and combat it", which is a continuation of the previous year of the project. The program allocated approximately 9.5 million euros. The aim of the program was to strengthen the security of Poland and the European Union from the spread of ASF.
In the South of Belgium has increased the number of wild boars infected with African swine fever virus.
The Polish government does not preclude the use of the army for shooting wild boars for ASF. This is not the first attempt to open a large-scale "military action" against the wild pigs. Experts, however, called this idea is meaningless.
The vets are trying to prevent the spread of the virus
The British national pig Association (NPA) has compiled a report on the current situation with ASF in the world and estimated the potential impact of the outbreak on the UK economy.
The problem of ASF in Europe is growing, overcoming the borders of the new countries. In Belgium since September of last year found already 520 dead wild boars in Poland this year among wild pigs has documented 516 cases. What's going on in the territories of the EU's Eastern neighbors - Belarus and Ukraine - is not known.
Dr. Dave Pyburn, Vice President for science and technology National Council for pigs of the United States, assessed the situation with the African swine fever in Asia and the associated risk of transmitting the virus to the United States.
In southern Belgium the total number of wild boars infected with African swine fever virus, rose to 522. The inner zone of epizootic monitoring will be expanded to the North.
Scientists of Kansas state University published a study confirming the experimental transmission of the virus of the African plague of pigs through feed.
Specialists eliminated all foci of FMD virus in the Primorsky Krai, reported the press service of the regional administration.
In the period from 29 January to 7 February in the South of Belgium, it was revealed 52 carcasses of dead wild boar positive for African swine fever. The police took into custody two people, probably on suspicion of smuggling contaminated meat to Belgium from Eastern Europe.
British food Department (Defra) has published a report that changed the estimated risk of infection Achs pig population from "low" to "medium".
The chief veterinarian of Poland reported its first outbreak of ASF in domestic pigs in the country this year. The last time the disease was recorded on September 19 last year.