Three New Cases of African Swine Fever in Wild Boars in Bulgaria

Society » HEALTH | March 22, 2019, Friday // 16:08| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Three New Cases of African Swine Fever in Wild Boars in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) has received laboratory confirmation of new cases of African swine fever in three wild boars in Alfatar, Dobrich region, and Tervel, Silistra region.
Between August 31, 2018 and March 20, 2019, the agency confirmed a total of one outbreak of the disease in domestic pigs, in Varna region, and 27 infected wild boars in Silistra, Dobrich and Varna, the latter found during search in the regions at the order of BFSA’s director. In addition to the search for infected or dead wild boars in specific perimeter areas, the agency has implemented enhanced control for domestic pigs through clinical examinations and laboratory tests.

Health » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Advertisement All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria