PRO/AH/EDR> African swine fever – Europe (37): Bulgaria, wild boar, spread

African Swine Fever — Bulgaria
Bulgaria’s Food Safety Agency (BFSA) said it has confirmed 3 new cases of African swine fever [ASF] in wild boar in the provinces of Smolyan, Shumen, and Veliko Tarnovo.
These are the 1st confirmed cases of ASF in wild boar in Smolyan and Shumen, the agency said in a statement on Thursday [8 Aug 2019].
Earlier this week [week of Mon 5 Aug 2019], Bulgaria’s agriculture ministry said that the country will receive EUR 2.9 million (USD 3.2 million) from the European Commission to finance the