Simulation exercise: African swine fever in Belarus

27 to 28 January 2012

Dr Yury Pivovarchik, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus, Minsk, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on African swine fever (ASF) is taking place in the base of the Dubrovensky district in the Vitebsk region, Belarus, from 27 to 28 January 2012.

The aim of this exercise is to perfect the joint activities of the emergency response to be implemented in case of an ASF outbreak.

Animal Health Information Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
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