African swine fever spreads further

Four cases have been reported in eastern Slovakia so far.

(Source: AP/TASR)

African swine fever has spread further in the eastern-Slovak district of Trebišov. Two more cases were confirmed on August 7, the SITA newswire reported.

Altogether four cases have been confirmed so far, the last two in Somotor and in Rad village, a few kilometres from the other cases.

The pigs in these villages will now need to be killed, as per the veterinary measures.

The source of the infection has not been found yet.

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