The first animal study of a pig virus’ potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since mid-November 2019, an outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) has been reported at the Remington Park Racetrack, in Oklahoma County. Through Jan. 10, 2020,...

White-nose syndrome, an often-fatal disease of hibernating bats, has been confirmed for the first time in a fringed myotis (Myotis thysanodes) in King County, Washington. This finding brings the total...

A moose in northwest Montana tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first time the disease has been detected in the species in Montana. A hunter harvested the bull moose in late October...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported Thursday that Indonesia is the latest Asian country to report an outbreak of African Swine...

Scientists at the University of Surrey have developed a novel vaccine and complementary skin test to protect cattle against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB). Publishing their findings in the journal Scientific...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Tennessee A deer harvested in Shelby County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). The...

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reported this week three Itasca County ruffed grouse that appeared sick have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus called eastern equine encephalitis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews African swine fever has been reported in Indonesia, according to a Sumut Pos report (computer translated). The report states: A total of 11 districts / cities in...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is announcing a $100,000 challenge to combat white-nose syndrome (WNS), a lethal fungus that has killed millions of bats in North America and pushed some native bat species...