According to the OIE data 87 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were reported in the world from February 13 to February 19, 2016.
In Russia over the past week African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks were registered in:Radilovo stow, the Cholmsky Raion of the Novgorod Oblast. Wild boar carcasses were found on the territory of Radilovo stow in 5.6 km south-east of Radilovo village. Five animals were infected and died in the outbreak; v. Berezovka, the Kolyshlejsky Raion of the Penza Oblast. The disease was reported on the farm (total animal population - 28): seven animals were infected, one animal died, 27 animals were slaughtered; s. Telegino, the Kolyshlejsky Raion of the Penza Oblast. ASF was detected in the backyard swine . All susceptible animals (2 animals) were infected and died; Shatskoye Forestry, the Shatsky Raion of the Ryazan Oblast. ASF was detected in boars. Their carcasses were found on the territory of the 12th square of the forest. Three animals were infected and died in the outbreak.
ASF outbreaks were also reported in Latvia (24) and Estonia (34).
One peste des petits ruminants outbreak was detected in Georgia.
Veterinary Service of France continues to notify bluetongue (12) and highly pathogenic avian influenza (2) outbreaks. Highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks were registered in Nigeria (1) and Vietnam (1).
The following diseases were reported in previously free territories:Highly pathogenic avian influenza – Bangladesh (1); Dourine– Botswana (3); Peste des petits ruminants – Algeria (1).
Specialists of the FGBI “ARRIAH” Information and Analysis Centre continue monitoring of the global epidemic situation on highly dangerous animal diseases.
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