On Dec 26, 2016 the State Veterinarian’s Office confirmed a positive PCR tests of nasal swabs and blood for the EHV-1 neurotropic strain in a 2-year old Thoroughbred gelding at the New Orleans Fairgrounds...

On December 23, one premise in Escambia County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles, according to a recent Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) alert. Per the owner, the horse was...

In a follow-up to a report last week of dozens of cats in a Manhattan shelter infected with H7N2 avian influenza, New York City health officials report a confirmed human infection with H7N2 in a veterinarian...

The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales has confirmed a finding of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 in a wild duck in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. This is the same strain of the disease confirmed at...

The Los Angeles Equestrian Center (LAEC) Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) outbreak, which has affected 13 horses to date, has prompted the cancellation of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses 2016 Equestfest...

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey last week requested an additional $500,000 for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s Animal Industry Bureau to aid in preparing for and...

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed the presence of cattle fever ticks on a Live Oak County premises on November 30, 2016. The infested premises is located approximately 110 miles outside...

It what is considered a very rare and unusual occurrence, a representative from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) confirmed via an email to Promed Mail that anthrax, caused by the bacterium...

A different strain of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) causing Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) has been confirmed in one horse with mild neurologic symptoms in Inyo County, CA, according to the California...

An Iowa State University research team has identified the specific mutations that have led to the virulence of a major bacterial threat to ruminant animals such as cattle and sheep. The discovery could...