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Bulgaria to cull 24,000 pigs in African swine fever outbreak

Christian Fernsby |
Bulgarian veterinary authorities said they are to cull 24,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a pig farm in the northeast of the country.

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The outbreak was detected at a farm in the village of Nikola Kozlevo in the region of Shumen, the food safety agency said.

The highly contagious disease affects pigs but not humans.

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