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African Swine Fever in Germany in wild boar detected in both diseased and in sick animals. Read the full article (Source: TopAgrar Online [in German, trans. abridged, edited] On Sat 10 Oct 2020, a search was applied in the ASF core zone in Markisch-Oderland by municipality personnel, hunters, farmers, police officers, fire fighters, and the technical relief organization. In the Oderbruch,...
The count of wild boar with African Swine Fever in Germany has risen to 53 - this includes a 2nd case in the northern area in Märkisch-Oderland district and 2 more #ASF infected carcasses in the southern zone. The boar in the northern zone had been dead for 4 weeks already.
29 September 2020: African swine fever: 38 cases of wild boar in Germany so far Since 10 September, 38 virus detections in wild boar in Brandenburg have been confirmed by the National Reference Laboratory for African Swine Fever. All cases are located in the designated core area, further cases are still to be expected. Further information on the cases, the established restriction zones and...
The five news cases were found in dead wild boar close to the first case, Brandenburg state health minister Ursula Nonnemacher told a committee of the state’s parliament, Reuters reports. Initial tests were positive and tests are underway to confirm the additional cases at Germany’s Friedrich-Loeffler scientific institute, she told the meeting.
In the previous EAPHM newsletter the good news about ASF and Belgium was mentioned and in this newsletter the dramatic news concerning Germany where a death wild boar carcass infected with ASF virus was detected. Polish experts on ASF, have always warned for the probability that ASF would enter Germany. According to them it was just a matter of when and not if it would happen. The good thing is...