By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews El Paso County Public Health is encouraging residents to take precautions to prevent exposure after multiple squirrels have died of suspected plague in the Patty Jewett...

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Squirrel pox, a disease fatal to red squirrels, has been confirmed in Tollymore Forest Park. It has been five years since the first recorded death due to the squirrel pox virus in Northern Ireland. The...

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) received confirmation today that squirrels located in Parfet Park have tested positive for bubonic plague. Postings are being placed around the area today with information...

Health officials have recently reported a cluster of acute fatal encephalitis in three squirrel breeders possibly related to an infection with a newly identified bornavirus is an unusual event. All infected...

Two additional squirrels have tested positive for the agent of plague, Yersinia pestis, in the Palomar Mountain area, prompting environmental officials to protect themselves and their pets when they hike...