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African swine fever

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:38:00 IST
Disease name African swine fever
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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