Rosselkhoznadzor registered new outbreaks of ASF in Omsk region

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Rosselkhoznadzor registered new outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in the territory of the Omsk region, reports the Agency.

In laboratory studies the genome of the ASF virus selected Saturday in the pathological material, selected from domestic pigs kept in his household in a working village Sherbakul Sherbakovskaja district.

Earlier laboratory studies have revealed the genome of the virus in pathological samples from domestic pigs contained in a personal subsidiary plot in the village of Bolshakovo of lubinsky district, Omsk region.

«Currently in a dysfunctional paragraph are specialists of the state veterinary service of Omsk region under control of the Rosselkhoznadzor territorial administration. Priority actions are carried out», — stated in the message.

African swine fever — a contagious viral disease of pigs that are particularly dangerous. For man, the ASF is not dangerous, but causes serious damage to the agricultural sector, as it does not give in to treatment and vaccinal prevention among animals. To stop the spread of the disease can only strict quarantine measures.