Although it is not yet known how the ASF will spread in the coming months, it is clear that the scale of the potential growth in demand and the potential risk of infection may never have been more significant than it is now, pigua.info reported.
In Ukraine, 123 cases of ASF have been recorded since the beginning of the year. This is evidenced by the statistics of the site "STOP ASF", which was launched in the framework of the FAO technical assistance project "Development of the capacity for early detection and response to African swine fever in Ukraine", UNN reported.
Cases of infected by the African swine fever (ASF) animals are recorded in at least ten EU countries. This was reported by the representative of the European Commission (EC) Anca Paduraru, UNN reports with reference to TASS.
On September 25, 2018 the European Union mission began to assess the control system and measures taken to stabilize the epizootic situation of African swine fever (ASF) in Ukraine, according to the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection.
The ASF outbreak was again recorded in the Mykolaiv region near the rural town of Berezanka. This was reported by the press secretary of the Koblevo united territorial community Serhii Abuzdin, agronews.ua reported.
The Belgian region Wallonia has allocated 1 million euros to fight against the African swine fever (ASF), UNN reported with reference to DW. According to the publication, money is allocated for "technical and logistics measures."