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African swine fever

Last Modified: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:42:32 GMT
Disease name
African swine fever
Species affected
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
Disease absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible
NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Sally Gaynor SSVI