VLADIVOSTOK, March 16 – RIA Novosti. African swine fever (ASF) was detected in the village of Novy Nadezhdinsky district of Primorye, according to the regional office of the Rosselkhoznadzor.
“The protocol of the Primorsky Interregional Veterinary Laboratory of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance – ed.) Dated March 16, 2021 confirmed a case of African swine fever (ASF) virus in a farm in the village of Novy Nadezhdinsky District. swine fever in the studied samples of pathological material taken from the corpses of five domestic pigs, “the report says.
African swine fever is a highly dangerous contagious viral disease of pigs. For humans, ASF does not pose a danger, but it causes serious damage to the agricultural industry, since it is not amenable to treatment and vaccine prevention among animals. The spread of the disease can only be stopped by strict quarantine measures.