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Epizootic haemorrhagic disease

Last Modified: Mon, 20 May 2019 16:30:25 IST
Disease name Epizootic haemorrhagic disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable D, E
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD) is a vector-borne infectious noncontagious viral disease of domestic and wild ruminants, primarily white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and cattle. Sheep and goats might also be susceptible, but usually do not develop overt disease.
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/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/index.php?id=169&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_ehd.htm
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