By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Country update The Russian Ministry of Health has reported through May 26, 362,342 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 3,807 deaths. Some 131,000 people have recovered...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Texas animal health officials reported receiving four new reports of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) in equine and cattle– Hudspeth County, Kerr County, ...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has received two new confirmations of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2) in domestic rabbits in the past week. The...

In a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists in the U.S. and Japan report that in the laboratory, cats can readily become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that...

In addition to market volatility threats from the current pandemic, Texas cattle ranchers have been battling another threat: the southern cattle fever tick (Rhipicephalus microplus). This tick can carry...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the COVID-19 positive tiger at the Bronx Zoo reported earlier this month, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Bronx Zoo reported earlier this...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 On this website, we have previously reported on positive COVID-19 tests on dogs and cats in Hong Kong and in a tiger at the Bronx Zoo. On Wednesday, The U.S. Centers for Disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nadia, a 4-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. She, her...

Last month, a study in the journal, Environmental Conservation, researchers revealed that the agent of plague, Yersinia pestis, isn’t very uncommon among big cats in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department reported this week the first COVID-19 positive case in a domestic cat. The case involves a...