Equine influenza

Last Modified: Tue, 11 Jul 2023 14:45:53 IST
Disease name Equine influenza
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Equidae
Description Equine influenza is an acute respiratory infection of horses, donkeys and mules caused by two distinct subtypes (H7N7, formerly equi-1, and H3N8, formerly equi-2) of influenza A virus within the genus Influenza virus A of the family Orthomyxoviridae.
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland N/A
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC
Contact ndcc@agriculture.gov.ie
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
WOAH Listed Yes
WOAH Link https://www.woah.org/en/disease/equine-influenza-2/