By: Wu Hsin-yun and Chiang Yi-ching
The German agriculture ministry confirmed Thursday that a wild boar found in the Spree-Neisse district of the state of Brandenburg had ASF, the first case the country has ever confirmed, the center quoted German media as saying.
The Spree-Neisse district borders Poland, which is dealing with a serious ongoing outbreak of ASF, the center said.
Although Germany has not officially reported the case to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the center has decided to include Germany in its list of countries that have had an ASF outbreak in the past three years. [FULL STORY]