Last month, a study in the journal, Environmental Conservation, researchers revealed that the agent of plague, Yersinia pestis, isn’t very uncommon among big cats in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department reported this week the first COVID-19 positive case in a domestic cat. The case involves a...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Equine Disease Communication Center reported Tuesday on a coronavirus case in a Maricopa County, Arizona, The 5-year-old gelding showed symptoms of anorexia, fever and laying...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN, in the Philippines, since the Department of Agriculture confirmed the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreak...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is reporting strangles on premises in two counties this week. In Marion County, one premise was placed under quarantine...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services  have reported the first confirmed case of anthrax this year....

A pathologist with New Hampshire Diagnostic Veterinary Lab at UNH recently diagnosed the fungal disease Valley fever in a rescue dog from Arizona. It is the first time the lab has diagnosed the ailment...

The first animal study of a pig virus’ potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since mid-November 2019, an outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) has been reported at the Remington Park Racetrack, in Oklahoma County. Through Jan. 10, 2020,...

White-nose syndrome, an often-fatal disease of hibernating bats, has been confirmed for the first time in a fringed myotis (Myotis thysanodes) in King County, Washington. This finding brings the total...