This is reported by the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection.
The diagnosis African swine fever (ASF) was established on 23.09.2017 after biomaterial samples from forcedly killed pigs at the State Research Institute for Laboratory Diagnostics and the Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (Kiev) were studied.
For coordinating actions to localize and eliminate the ASF outbreak, a meeting of the State Extraordinary Epizootic Committee of the Svaliava Regional State Administration was held on September 23, the decision of which approved the plan for the elimination of ASF, the borders of the epizootic focus, protection and surveillance zones.
In the hearth of the disease, measures are taken to localize and prevent the spread of the pathogen of ASF.
It bears reminding that pigs were killed because of ASF in the personal subsidiary farm of a citizen of Bekhtery village of the Holoprystanskyi district in the Kherson region on September 19.