In Nigeria, the largest recorded outbreak of African swine fever. Killed about 1 million individuals

As writes The Guardian, the official data of the dead or slaughtered animals not, but according to estimates, Nigerian farmers ‘ losses amounted to about 1 million individuals.

The newspaper notes that in recent decades, outbreaks of ASF in Africa occur regularly only in the period from 2016 to 2019 on the continent, there were more than 60 outbreaks. However, the current epidemic is the largest in area of distribution and the number of dead animals.

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