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Close to 15,000 pigs killed as African swine fever ravages Estonian farms


The total number of pigs put to death in Estonia since first cases of African swine fever were diagnosed on July 21 is now getting close to 15,000. The country already struggles to get rid of hundreds of tons of carcasses and the death toll is expected to rise still.

Estonian Public Broadcasting (in Estonian Eesti Rahvusringhääling, abbreviated as ERR) is a legal person in the public law. It was formed on 1 June 2007 pursuant to the Estonian Public Broadcasting Act, passed by the Estonian Parliament on 18 January 2007, which merged the two formerly separate public service TV and Radio organizations. ERR is a legal successor of Eesti Televisioon and Eesti Raadio, thus assuming all their rights and obligations.

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