China News Service, July 2nd, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs website, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs received a report from the Yunnan Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on July 1st. After the assessment and acceptance, the African swine fever epidemic area in Yongsheng County, Lijiang City was lifted.
After the African swine fever epidemic occurred in Yongsheng County, the local government adopted measures such as blockade, culling, disinfection, and harmless treatment in accordance with the African swine fever epidemic emergency plan and the African swine fever control technical requirements. After the pigs are killed in the epidemic area, after continuous surveillance and investigation for more than 21 days, no new cases and positive surveillance have been found in the epidemic area. Experts from the Lijiang Municipal Agricultural and Rural Bureau organized an on-site assessment and acceptance of the epidemic area in Yongsheng County. The acceptance results met the relevant regulations on the lifting of the blockade of the epidemic area. The local government officially lifted the blockade of the epidemic area. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs requested the local animal husbandry and veterinary departments to continue to strengthen epidemic monitoring and investigation, and take active prevention and control measures to prevent the recurrence of African swine fever epidemic.