In the Rivne region a corpse of a pig infected with African swine fever (ASF) was found. This is reported by the press service of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection.
According to information, on May 27, in the Rivne region, in the private farm household (Hilcha village, Zdolbunivskyi district, Rivne region), disease and death of pigs were recorded.
"When examining selected samples of biomaterial in the Lviv Regional State Laboratory of Veterinary Medicine, the DNA of the ASF virus was detected," is said in the report.
On May 28, 2013, a meeting of the State Extraordinary Epizootic Committee of the Zdolbunivskyi District State Administration was held to coordinate the actions for localization and elimination of the ASF outbreak, the decision of which approved the plan for the elimination of ASF, the borders of the epizootic focus, protection zones and surveillance.