Exotic animal disease contingency framework plan: August 2022

Version seven of our contingency framework plan covering exotic notifiable diseases of livestock.


1. Animal diseases that are infectious to people are known as zoonosis

2. Vector-borne diseases are diseases that result from an infection transmitted to humans and other animals by blood-feeding anthropods, such as mosquitoes, ticks and fleas

3. Except Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) which must be reported to the Scottish Pig Disease Control Centre (SPDCC). Telephone: 01466 705 247


Email: Animal.Health@gov.scot

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