At least six chimpanzees in an enclosed sanctuary have reportedly tested positive for monkeypox, according to a recent update with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).  Of the six affected...

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Colorado has become the second state in the country to have a confirmed case of vesicular stomatitis (VS). Four horses on two Weld County premises tested positive for the disease and have been placed under...

Health officials in north-central Colorado are advising the public to take certain precautions against the bacterial infection, tularemia, after at least one human case and four animal cases have been...

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A pet cat from a home in San Marcos has tested positive for tularemia — “rabbit fever” — a potentially dangerous bacterial disease that people can contract by being bitten by infected ticks or...

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Wind Cave National Park is one of 34 areas testing a vaccine to prevent the spread of sylvatic plague in prairie dog populations. If successful, it could be used to protect the park’s endangered...

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Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) has been detected in two head of cattle in South Texas, 5.7 miles southwest of Mathis (Jim Wells County). The cattle were tested after the owner observed blistering and swelling...

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The New Mexico Department of Health announced Thursday a laboratory confirmed case of tularemia in a 65 year-old woman from Bernalillo County. The cause of the woman’s illness was confirmed at the Department’s Scientific...

Agriculture officials and the state veterinarian are advising livestock producers to ensure animals are vaccinated against anthrax, a lethal bacterial infection in animals and humans caused by Bacillus...

A farmer from São José dos Quatro Marcos,  Mato Grosso, Brazil is the first case of cowpox in a person confirmed this year, according to Office of Agricultural Defense of Mato Grosso in a Globo.com...

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NEWS RELEASE 25 May 2014, Rome/Paris – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today pledged to step up their existing collaboration...