NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report from last week, officials with the ABQ BioPark zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico say Jazmine, the eight-year-old Asian elephant, has died from...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Just days after 3-year-old Asian elephant, Thorn, died from elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV) at the ABQ BioPark Zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico, zoo officials...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Tragedy has hit the ABQ BioPark Zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico again. Zoo officials say Thorn, a three-year-old male elephant at the zoo, died in the early morning hours...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Alberta Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development, Nate Horner issued the following statement on a positive case of atypical BSE in Alberta: “Recently,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A flock of free-range hens from a commercial premises near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. In...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Antwerp Zoo in Belgium is reporting two COVID-19 cases in hippopotami, the first such reported cases. The national veterinary laboratory Sciensano confirmed the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Columbian Park Zoo in Lafayette, Indiana made the following announcement Tuesday: It is with a very heavy heart that we announce that six of our nine African penguin...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Routine testing by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health found H5 low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) in a commercial turkey flock in Kandiyohi County, which has been confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Agriculture officials have confirmed that test results have identified evidence of Avian influenza H5N1 in samples from a turkey flock in County Monaghan. As a result,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two spotted hyenas at the Denver Zoo have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s...