The developed world is extremely dependent on long food supply chains that are vulnerable to disruptions.
New disease status officially recognized for 10 countries.
The New Zealand Veterinary Association has expressed concern over the use of distance veterinary services in light of news the farm at the centre of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak was using a vet clinic about 1600km away.
In a 10-year trial, researchers collaborated to expose groups of cattle to high levels of chronic wasting disease (CWD) prions.
Data from the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak at two Sierra Leone facilities reveal daily usage rates for disinfectant and personal protective equipment, informing future outbreaks.
A deep understanding of the Congo’s culture and time-honored public-health tactics are the keys to controlling the outbreak.
Relying on one potential vaccine from one company does not make sense, either in terms of ensuring resilient supply or the best protection against the virus.
In August 2015, a nonhuman primate facility south of Manila, the Philippines, noted unusual deaths of six cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis), characterized by generalized rashes, inappetence, or sudden death.
In Malaysia, Nipah was first detected in 1999.
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has announced a collaboration under which up to $25 million in funding will be made available to advance the development and manufacture of a vaccine against the Nipah virus.