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...

Mexico is reporting 83 outbreaks of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) in the central-western part of the country, becoming the latest country to report to the  World Organisation for Animal...

An anthrax case and death in an African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) has been reported in Kazima Forest, Chobe National Park, Chobe, Botswana, according to a World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) report...

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PRESS RELEASE 23 May 2014, Muscat, Oman/Rome – Health experts and veterinarians are among those calling for stepped up monitoring, investigations, and immediate reporting of cases of the potentially...

The Massachusetts Division of Animal Health is reporting  a cluster of canine influenza (K-9 flu) in Essex County in the northeastern part of the state. Officials are advising the public to consult...

The presence of the new to the United States, and extremely lethal virus to piglets, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has prompted Acting New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball...

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PRESS RELEASE Scientists have cracked the genetic code of the bloodsucking tsetse fly, prompting hope that the breakthrough will help future efforts to control one of the most devastating livestock diseases...

A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne have recently performed a pilot trial on a vaccine that could seriously reduce or eliminate transmission of the parasite that causes neurocyticercosis,...

According to a report by the Miami Herald, veterinarians are treating several dogs for paralysis. This has occurred a few weeks after South Florida experienced very frigid temperatures. Some vets think...