BRIEF-South Africa Agriculture Dept. Reports 17 African Swine Fever Cases Outside Controlled Area Since Start Of April

by Reuters
Thursday, 5 September 2019 14:17 GMT

Sept 5 (Reuters) - SOUTH AFRICA'S DEPARTMENT. OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & FISHERIES:

* SAYS SOUTH AFRICA REPORTED 17 OUTBREAKS OF AFRICAN SWINE FEVER OUTSIDE ASF CONTROLLED AREA SINCE START OF APRIL

* SAYS S. AFRICA REPORTED 17 OUTBREAKS OF ASF IN NORTH WEST, MPUMALANGA, GAUTENG & FREE STATE PROVINCES

* OUTBREAK OF ASF IN PIGS IN SOUTH AFRICA DOES NOT POSE THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH

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