The focus has been confirmed in a pig farm located in Forquilha, Ceará, with 130 susceptible animals of which 115 cases.
The outbreak was detected within the framework of the actions for surveillance of syndromes of swine hemorrhagic diseases. Stamping out measures will be applied with disposal of the rest of the animals on the property. Investigations continue in the containment zone as well as in the surveillance zone established around the outbreak and in the properties with which a link has already been established.
The state of Ceara is not part of the classical swine fever free zone and the outbreak is located more than 500 kilometers away from the limits of the free zone. There are already movement restrictions of animals and their byproducts between the disease free zone and the non-disease free zone.
Monday October 8, 2018/ OIE.