The cases recorded in Yampil’s’kyi district.
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Specialists of veterinary medicine of Ukraine has registered another case of dangerous viral diseases of animals – African swine fever (ASF) in Yampolsky region Vinnytsia region.

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This was reported by the press service of the State service on safety of foodstuffs and consumer protection.

According to the main control Gospodarevskaya in this region, from 19 to 26 April, Yampolsky district, there was one case of African swine fever. The diagnosis of ASF confirmed in laboratory studies.

In the outbreak of the disease, the measures for containment and prevention of spread of the causative agent of ASF.

As UNIAN reported earlier, according to the published in January 2017 forecast Gospodarevskaya, if the current trend to the spread of ASF continue, Ukraine by 2020 will lose more than 1.2 million pigs, or about 4 billion UAH, and indirect costs will grow by 5-7,5 billion UAH.

According to Gospodarevskaya, the number of cases of African swine fever in Ukraine in 2018 decreased by 13% compared with the 2017 year to 145.

Reference to UNIAN. The African plague of pigs (illness of Montgomery) – a contagious viral disease of domestic and wild pigs. For the person the virus of danger does not carry. The disease is transmitted by direct contact of patients and healthy animals through pork products, mites and mechanically (means of transport, when moving people and animals). Vaccine against the disease there. Almost all of the number of sick pigs die. The virus is destroyed only by heating to high temperatures.