Europe reports 71 ASF outbreaks in domestic pigs in August

Fewer countries reported outbreaks in August


By: Global Ag Media

via The Pig Site - 13 September 2022


In August, seven European countries (Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, North Macedonia, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine) reported 71 ASF outbreaks in domestic pigs, according to the most recent Swine Disease Global Surveillance Report.


No further outbreaks were declared in Germany, nor in Serbia, Slovakia, or Poland. Even though the number of reporting countries decreased from 10 to seven, the number of outbreaks revealed was almost the same. According to the WOAH-WAHIS, the latest outbreaks in Romania, North Macedonia, Moldova, and Ukraine all involved small backyard herds.


According to the latest reports from European Commission Animal Disease Information System (ADIS), WOAH-WAHIS and EMPRES-i FAO, a total of 433 ASF outbreaks in wild boars was reported by 11 countries (Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia). Compared to the previous month...