African swine fever virus

Last Modified: Tue, 11 Jul 2023 17:16:58 IST
Disease name 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. Clinically it is very similar to many other porcine diseases including CSF. 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
S.I. No. 115/2014 - Animal Health (African Swine Fever) (Non-EU Countries) Regulations 2014. (
Link to relevant external website - African Swine Fever (
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes