Bulgaria, Romania confirm new African swine fever cases

Bulgaria, Romania confirm new African swine fever cases

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Over the past two weeks, the only European countries reporting new cases of African swine fever were Bulgaria and Romania. More cases have been confirmed among Poland’s wild boar population, raising the disease threat level in Germany.

According to official reports, presence of the virus was confirmed after a total of 86 pigs died. More than 63,900 pigs have been destroyed. Five of the affected locations were farms, and the other two outbreaks were small backyard herds.