Infection with epizootic haemorrhagic disease

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Disease name Infection with 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

S.I. No. 130/2016 - Notification and Control of Diseases affecting Terrestrial Animals (No. 2) Regulations 2016. (

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Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes