From a press release that was broadcast yesterday, it appears that 155 wild boars tested positive for African Swine Fever. The cabinet of the
Walloon Minister of Agriculture, Nature and la Forêt, René Collin released a new update yesterday after a new inventory of analyzes carried out by the Wildlife Surveillance Network of Wildlife in Wallonia.
Since the discovery of the virus in September in the south of Belgium, the number has multiplied week after week. the province of Luxembourg, said Tuesday the Cabinet of the Walloon Minister of Agriculture, Nature and la Forêt, René Collin, to triggered
A 63,000 hectare delimited area that is divided in 3 different zones (core, buffer and improved observation) has been set up as part of the management of African swine fever. 237 wild boars were found in the perimeter, including 155 viropositive cases. At this stage, 7 wild boars were found in the buffer zone.
“This element does not change anything about the imported device, but emphasizes the urgent need for increased vigilance,” according to the minister’s staff.