By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Michigan agriculture officials reported this week three additional cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses from Genesee and Shiawassee (2) counties. With the addition...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A team of researchers have identified leprosy in wild chimpanzees in West Africa for the first time. The study is published in the journal, Nature. Below is the abstract: Humans...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A paper detailing the findings has been published just days after the new genetic type (HeV-g2) was detected in a horse near Newcastle in New South Wales, the most southern case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on rabies surveillance in Florida, the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology reported an additional six animal rabies cases in September. This...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Eastern Equine Encephalitis The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported a Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a 12-year-old quarterhorse in Hardee County. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) announced recently the confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Leptospirosis in dogs in Los Angeles County in 2021, Veterinary Public Health reports 120 total leptospirosis cases (103 lab-confirmed and 17...

Maintaining the efficacy of antibiotics is a complex issue affecting both human and animal health. The International Consortium for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Agriculture (ICASA) is awarding a $191,800...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hookworms are one of the most common parasites plaguing the companion animal world. They use their hooklike mouths to latch onto an animal’s intestines, where they...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) announced confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus...