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Source: US Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service

African Swine Fever, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, and COVID-19 in mink outbreaks in Europe are edging closer to the Czech border. The Central Disease Control Commission of the Czech Republic responded by the introduction of new precautionary measures, including an establishment of an intensive hunting zone, a new reward payment for killing wild boar, and an increase of an already existing reward payment for reporting a finding of a dead wild boar. So far, the Czech Republic remains the first country in the EU to be officially declared free from African Swine Fever.