African swine fever discovered in Moldova

In Moldova, the first case of African Swine Fever (ASF) was revealed this year, according to the Cantemir division of the Food Safety Agency of Moldova on August 17, Gagauzinfo reports.

African swine fever discovered in Moldova

African swine fever was identified in the commune of Henesenius Noah of the Leovsky district of Moldova. The local administration decided to introduce quarantine in the area for 30 days.

On departures from the commune, two disinfection and control filters were organized, on which local police keeps watch.

During quarantine, it is forbidden to export pigs and pork from the district, the sale of pork in markets is prohibited, and slaughter of animals for personal consumption is also prohibited.

Recall that the last time African Swine Fever in Moldova was detected in 2019. For people, this disease is not dangerous, but it is very dangerous for animals, as it can spread quickly.