On August 3rd, the first emergence of ASF in Shenyang (Liaoning) was confirmed. As of October 9th, China has notified 29 outbreaks in 18 different towns in 8 provinces (autonomous regions), including Liaoning, Henan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia and Jilin. Among them, 8 in Anhui, 8 in Liaoning, 4 in Inner Mongolia, 2 in Henan, Jiangsu, Heilongjiang and Jilin, and 1 in Zhejiang. The genetic sequence of the virus that is causing the outbreaks is highly homologous with the strains that currently circulate in Eastern Europe and Russia.
Tuesday, October 9th, 2018/ MoA/ China.