Expert: There is no Meat Infected with African Swine Fever on the Bulgarian Market

Health | July 23, 2019, Tuesday // 11:19|  views

The virus is not dangerous for the people, Dr. Alexandra Miteva is categorical, writes NOVA TV. 

"There is no meat with African swine fever on the market. The African swine fever virus is not dangerous for humans. There is no danger to the health of people and consumers. " This was said by the head of the Animal Health Department at the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency / BSAH / Dr. Alexandra Miteva.

She recalled that the first case of infected animals was in Pleven.

"The disease spread very quickly, and again ''thanks'' to people and their behavior. Within two weeks, we located 16 outbreaks in 5 regions. These are outbreaks, mainly in unregistered back yards with unregulated pig breeding, "said Dr. Miteva.

The registered animals in Bulgaria so far are about 450 thousand.

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