By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Massachusetts health officials reported yesterday on four additional confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in horses from Holliston,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals after an anthrax case was confirmed in the RM of...

Many wild southern sea otters in California are infected with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, yet the infection is fatal for only a fraction of sea otters, which has long puzzled the scientific community....

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...