In one of the districts of the Novgorod region for the month imposed quarantine on the ASF

In one of the districts of the Novgorod region for the month imposed quarantine on the ASF

GREAT NOVGOROD, 10 February. /Corr. Julia Generozova/. In Kholmsky district of Novgorod oblast for a month imposed quarantine on African swine fever (ASF). The reason was the detection of the virus in wild boar was reported in cut off TASS in the regional veterinary Committee.

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“Control measures have already begun. Order imposing a quarantine until March 11, will be released tomorrow. Ban on the export of animal products and fodder will affect four settlements in the Holm area,” – said the representative office.

In the forests of the Holm district will be shooting wild boar and 100% of the study sample biomaterials.

On the eve of the Novgorod regional veterinary laboratory confirmed the presence of ASF virus in five wild boars found dead on the territory of Radilovo. As stressed by the experts of the Committee, the lesion is located far away from populated areas, so the threat of seizure of animals from private households no.

About the danger of the threat of the spread of ASF warned all heads of districts and population. In the district vetstanciya introduced the mode of increased readiness of specialists to emergency situations.

Over the past 15 years of surveillance lesions of ASF in the Novgorod region were found only in the wild, noted in the veterinary office.