NewsDesk @bactiman63 World Zoonoses Day is observed annually on July 6. In commemoration of ‘World Zoonoses Day’, the Colombia Ministry of Health and Social Protection reiterates the preventive...

U.S. Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) reintroduced legislation to combat the spread of foreign animal diseases entering the United States. The Healthy Dog Importation Act would...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) announced recently that construction on the $1.25-billion federal lab has officially ended. The Biosafety Level 4 facility in Manhattan,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) are reminding the public that the risk of contracting certain animal-borne diseases increases during...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ebola Since our last report on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Friday, the number of total cases...

One Health is a term used frequently in recent years. If you’re not familiar with the term, you’ve come to the right place. Joining me to discuss One Health and a recent resolution passed by the...

As communities across the U.S. replace forests and woodlands with housing developments and other new construction, researchers are noting an increase in Lyme disease. To help prevent the spread of Lyme...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews The CDC says every year, tens of thousands of Americans will get sick from diseases spread between animals and people. These are known as zoonotic diseases. Six...

Blood-sucking flies can act as ‘flying syringes’ to detect emerging infectious diseases in wild animals before they spread to humans, according to research published in the journal eLife. The...