By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time in twenty years, the Eastern European country of Belarus has reported an animal anthrax case. Earlier this week, Dr. Ivan Smilhin, Deputy Minister,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Weld County, Colorado reported a mass die-off this week at a prairie dog colony in the rural southwest part of the county. The risk of public exposure...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Myanmar is now the 7th Asian country to report confirmed African swine fever (ASF) cases. Chief Veterinary Officer Director General, Livestock Breeding and Veterinary...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews North Dakota Agriculture officials are reporting the first case of anthrax this year. According to Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, “Anthrax has been confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The University of Sydney has reported six confirmed cases of leptospirosis in dogs in the inner west. All the dogs died or were euthanized. The specific suburbs where...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Tularemia The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment has confirmed tularemia in a rabbit in northern Larimer County. Tularemia, also known as “rabbit...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Michigan agriculture and health officials announced that have identified ten pigs at the Jackson County Fair have tested positive for swine influenza, or swine flu. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the anthrax outbreak in Texas, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reported that 18 premises in 5 Texas counties have had animals confirmed with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report last week, the Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) has temporarily closed the 198-Acre First Creek at DEN open space due to plague affecting...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews One year ago this month, China agriculture officials reported the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in Asia in Shenyang City, Liaoning Province. About a month...