PRO/AH> African swine fever – Europe (25): Latvia, wild, spread, domestic, 1st in 2019

African Swine Fever — Latvia
This year’s 1st African swine fever (ASF) infection for domestic pigs has been registered in Latvia. The illness was uncovered in an enclosure in Durbe Parish, Vecpils County. A total of 49 pigs have been killed to halt the spread of the disease, as reported by Food and Veterinary Service (FVS).
The affected farm has been put under quarantine – a protection zone in a 3 km [approx. 1.8 mi] radius and an observation zone in a 10 km [approx. 6.2 mi] radius around it. All other enclosures in