By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The UK Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) reports a single confirmed case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) on a Somerset farm Friday. The animal...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Smithsonian’s National Zoo reported Friday that nine big cats have presumptively tested for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The count as of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology has reported 53 confirmed animal rabies cases since the beginning of the year through August 31. Of the 53...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Los Angeles County health officials are reporting dog outbreaks of canine influenza H3N2 and leptospirosis in recent months. Canine influenza Between July and August...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The appearance of two almost simultaneous outbreaks of anthrax (in Ciudad Real and Badajoz) have set off veterinary alarms. The first of the outbreaks, registered in...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Shigella outbreak among apes at the ABQ BioPark Zoo (HERE and HERE), zoo officials announced the fourth death in an infant siamang. According to zoo officials,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Researchers at the University of Missouri have found chronic wasting disease – a fatal illness found in deer that affects their neurological system and causes chronic...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) reported receiving confirmation last week of a Ravalli County horse that tested positive for rabies. This has prompted officials...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Zoo Atlanta reported Friday that they have received presumptive positive test results indicating that members of its western lowland gorilla troops are positive for SARS-CoV-2,...