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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are encouraging farmers in the center of the state to vaccinate their livestock following...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Kansas and federal officials are reporting Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) cases in horses in Sherman County, making Kansas the eighth state to report confirmed...

Two mule deer taken in September have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, including one taken during the archery season from deer gun unit 4B in McKenzie County, where CWD had not previously been...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks say more than 100 elephants have died in recent months and anthrax is the likely culprit. According...

Officials with the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, FL reported the death of T-Bone, a one year old Masai giraffe. Last week, animal care staff noticed T-Bone was lethargic, uninterested in food and producing...