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Bulgaria reports two new cases of African swine fever

Author Mario Tanev
Bulgaria reports two new cases of African swine fever Author: The Pug Father. Licence: Creative Commons.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), July 12 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's Food Safety Agency announced that it has confirmed two new cases of African swine fever near the country's border with Romania.

One of the cases concerns a wild boar and the other - a domestic pig, the agency said in a statement on Thursday.

The two new cases bring the total number of confirmed cases by the Food Safety Agency this month to 10.

On Wednesday, Bulgaria's government said that it has approved a 3.7 million levs ($2.1 million/1.9 million euro) transfer to the agriculture ministry's budget for urgent measures aimed at preventing the spread of African swine fever in the country.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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