Zoonotic diseases of pigs
All visitors (especially from abroad) to pig farms with a fever, headaches, cold or other signs of flu
should be politely asked not to visit the farm or pigs.
A zoonotic pathogens can be transmitted to people to pigs and pigs to people.
If any manager or owner of a pig farm suspects any notifiable disease the vet should be informed immediately
Chagas’ Disease – Trypanosoma cruzi
Hepatitis E virus
Meliosis – Burkholderia pseudomallei