African swine fever suspected in Germany

Forest, over dts
Forest, over dts
There is an official suspected case of African swine fever in Brandenburg.

The Ministry of Agriculture announced on Wednesday evening. The Berlin-Brandenburg state laboratory had suspected a wild boar carcass that was found a few kilometers from the German-Polish border in the Spree-Neisse district.

A sample of the carcass in question is currently on its way to the Friedrich Loeffler Institute, the national reference laboratory, it said. There she will be examined virologically. As soon as the analysis is finished, Agriculture Minister Julia KLöckner (CDU) will inform about the result on Thursday.