The Veterinary Health and Food Safety Authority said Thursday that 230,000 pigs had been slaughtered and that 900 outbreaks have been reported around the country, with the southeast the worst affected.
The anti-government protest in Bucharest Friday drew tens of thousands Romanians from abroad and local residents who demanded the government resign over moves to change laws that critics say would make it harder to prosecute corruption.
"The topics we address are causing debate and I feel that we are contributing to this change,” said Moldovan. "We usually play with a full house, so people do really want to see what we are showing them. This is what gives me strength to go on.”