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Infection with African swine fever virus

Last Modified: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:49:47 IST
Disease name Infection with African swine fever virus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, A
Species affected Swine
Description African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious hemorrhagic disease of pigs, warthogs, European wild boar and American wild pigs. All age groups are equally susceptible. It is not currently considered a public health risk.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact ndcc@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2014/en/si/0115.html
Link to relevant external website https://www.agriculture.gov.ie/asf/
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/animal-diseases/african-swine-fever/
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