African swine fever (ASF) is fixed in the farms in 2 regions of Ukraine, stated in the public service of the country on food safety issues and protection of clients.
according to the Ministry, cases of infection of pigs was discovered in the home and farms of the city of Valky in Kharkiv region and the village of Stepovoye of the Nikolaev area." in the hot spots, and hosts events to localize and prevent spread of the causative agent of ASF, " reports news Agency letter Agency. Before the head of the Ministry of agrarian policy of Ukraine Taras Kutovoy said that the battle against African swine fever in the country will join the Council of national security and defence of Ukraine (NSDC). The Ministry of agrarian policy assumes that the main way to combat the disease can be accelerated payments of compensation for selected animals and " special measures to allow the vets to access the infected farms ". From June 2016, in Ukraine more than 10 documented outbreaks of ASF in Chernivtsi, Sumy, Odessa, Mykolaiv, Chernihiv, Vinnytsia and Kharkiv regions. Since the beginning of this year, Belarus, Armenia and Moldova have already banned the export of Ukrainian pork. Of African swine fever (Disease Montgomery) was first recorded in 1903 in South Africa. The virus is not dangerous to humans, but extremely dangerous for wild and domestic pigs. The disease is rapidly spreading among animals and causes serious damage to agriculture.