NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) announced today an outbreak of avian influenza in domestic birds in Spain. The highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus on...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Isle of Man government are reporting the first H5N1 avian influenza cases in birds on the Island. The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews San Diego County health officials are reporting the first local detection of hantavirus in a wild vole in the area in 2022. A wild vole ― a small, mouse-like rodent...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials at the Dudley Zoo and Castle are reporting a huge loss of Humboldt penguins due to the parasitic disease, Avian malaria. The malarial infection killed 50...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) officers confiscated feral swine from a farm in El Paso County that later tested positive for pseudorabies, a fatal disease that can...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) announced the first cases of African swine fever (ASF) in Thailand. The outbreak in Wang Thonglang in the Bangkok Metro...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed highly pathogenic Eurasian H5 avian influenza...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Heidelberg Zoo in Germany is reporting the death of a goose at the zoo earlier this month. The bird was infected with the pathogen, H5N1 avian influenza. Presumably the goose...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) announced recently the confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 in a Canada lynx at a zoo...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On Wednesday, the Montana Department of Livestock received notice that an animal from a Madison County ranch within Montana’s brucellosis Designated Surveillance Area (DSA) has...