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Bulgaria detects 23 African swine fever cases

Christian Fernsby |
Bulgaria’s Food Safety Agency said that it has confirmed 23 cases of African swine fever in wild boar since the start of the hunting season on October 3.

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The largest number of cases, ten, was established in Yambol region, followed by Haskovo region with four cases, the Food Safety Agency said in a statement on Monday.

Two cases were confirmed in each of the Veliko Tarnovo, Sofia and Gabrovo regions, and one in each of the regions of Pazardzhik, Stara Zagora and Montana.

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