Infection with Rift Valley fever virus

Last Modified: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:13:07 IST
Disease name Infection with Rift Valley fever virus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, A
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral disease characterized abortion and high mortality rates of newborn animals. Young animals are mostly affected, suffering fever, weakness, gastro-intestinal disease and sudden death. RVF is a zoonotic disease, causing non-fatal flu-like symptoms and liver disease in humans.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
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Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
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