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The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has confirmed Cattle tuberculosis (TB) in two Texas Panhandle dairies located in Castro County. The infected herds are under quarantine and will remain so until...

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Following reports of  Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N8 in wild birds in California, Oregon and Washington, the state of Utah has activated a multi-agency response plan following the confirmation...

H5N8 avian influenza (AI) continues to strike the Rostock Zoo in Germany just days after a white stork and other birds were culled. According to a zoo press release (computer translated), a Red Ibis and...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary The evidence with HPAI H5N8 and H5N2 has been – that, despite being cousins to some pretty nasty H5 viruses (H5N1, H5N6) – neither has shown...

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Two horses in Santa Cruz County have been confirmed with Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV). It causes blister-like sores on the mouths, noses and sometimes feet of infected animals. One animal was moved...

Some 120,000 chickens on a Pingtung County farm will be culled due to the detection of highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N2, according to a Focus Taiwan report today. The report suggests that...

A day following reports of two cases of H5N8 avian influenza in mallard ducks at Saxony-Anhalt, the Ministry of Agriculture in Schwerin report an additional case in a white stork at the Rostock Zoo (computer...

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has activated a multi-agency response plan following the confirmation of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in domestic birds in Benton County. WSDA...

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has activated a multi-agency response plan following the confirmation of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in domestic birds in Benton County. WSDA...

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The Animal Disease Control Branch of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) reports that it has detected the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) on four additional Waianae swine farms. Eight farms...