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Diseases - Swine Influenza in Pigs

Swine Influenza in Pigs

Swine influenza in pigs is an acute, highly contagious, respiratory disease that results from infection with type A influenza virus. Swine Influenza Type A H1N1, H3N2 and H1N2 are the most commonly found serotypes but pigs can be infected by other subtypes. Swine influenza is not a notifiable disease in GB (ie not a disease that has a high impact on productivity or serious zoonotic consequences) because it causes transient infection with low mortality in pigs.

See the guidance section for the code of practice on swine Influenza in pigs.

See the Swine Flu Pandemic section of this site for advice on business continuity planning, foreign travel and other information surrounding the outbreak of influenza Type A H1N1.