African swine fever virus threatens to devastate the swine industry and is positioned to spread throughout Asia. The virus has spread throughout the Caucuses region of Eastern Europe and was reported in...

The zoonotic parasite, Giardia duodenalis (syns. G. lamblia and G. intestinalis), has been widely reported in humans and animals. Infection has been widely reported in domestic (e.g. goats, pigs, cats,...

In China, the twenty-first human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) since 2014 has been reported in a 22-year-old man from Guangzhou in Guangdong. The patient developed symptoms on September 25 and was...

In response to bird flu pandemics starting in 2013, officials in China introduced a new vaccine for chickens in September 2017. Recent findings suggest that the vaccine largely worked but detected two...

A regional emergency meeting convened by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) took place today in Bangkok, which included veterinary authorities and many other stakeholders from 12 countries,...

Federal and state health officials have been investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad mixes distributed to McDonald’s by the Fresh Express since mid July. The latest...

DRC Update The latest data from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu province shows the total case count has risen to a total of 116 EVD...

The China National Health Commission reported an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Guangxi today. The case involved a 42-year-old man from Laibin in Guangxi. He developed symptoms on...

Local government officials in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province are reporting an outbreak of cutaneous anthrax. As of Friday, one patient has been discharged and 13 others are undergoing hospital...

Officials with the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture (computer translated) have reported the first outbreak of African swine fever in the country. 47 infected pigs were found dead in a local pig farm in...