On February 9, 2018 new cases of African swine fever among wild boars were recorded in Ukraine:
- on the territory of the hunting ground "Shaitanska Forest Cottage" (Velykonovosilkivskyi district, Donetsk region).
- in the territory of Lantrativskyi track No. 2 (Troitskyi district, Luhansk region).
This is reported by the press service of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection.
In the study of selected biomaterial samples, the DNA of the ASF virus was found in the laboratory. In the foci of the disease, measures are taken to localize and prevent the spread of the causative agent of the disease.