Second African swine fever outbreak in domestic pigs reported in Bulgaria

 

Source: Xinhua (China)|Editor: yan

2019-07-04

 

SOFIA, July 3 (Xinhua) -- A second outbreak of African swine fever in domestic pigs was confirmed in Bulgaria on Wednesday, the country's Food Safety Agency said in a statement on its website.

 

The disease has been found in a small farm in the village of Zhernov near Danube River, some 210 km northeast of Sofia.

 

A total of 14 pigs were fattened in the farm, the statement said.

 

All measures have been taken to eradicate the outbreak and prevent its spreading such as setting up a protection zone and an observation area around the outbreak.

 

There are no industrial pig farms in the observation area...

 

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