One of China’s top animal feed producers on Tuesday said an affiliated firm had culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was forced to withdraw its Ebola experts from an outbreak zone in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) amid heightened security concerns. The Ebola experts — among the most experienced on the planet — have been told by the State Department that they cannot travel to eastern DRC to help with the on-the-ground response.
High stakes drama is playing out almost daily as health workers and safe burial teams seek to win over communities who are deeply mistrustful of their intentions.
To clarify the role of bats in the ecology of Ebola viruses, researchers assessed the prevalence of Ebola virus antibodies in a large-scale sample of bats collected during 2015–2017 from countries in Africa that have had previous Ebola outbreaks (Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo) or are at high risk for outbreaks (Cameroon).
The Ministry of Health received a report from Shaare Zedek Medical Center and the laboratory that diagnosed a monkeypox patient.
The Bolivia Ministry of Health reported this week that 13 military personnel were infected with hantavirus in the military camps of the Joint Task Force of the Yungas, including one death and two cases requiring intensive care.
In view of the rise in H1N1 cases, the Hyderbad health department has already sounded an alarm and asked district hospitals to prepare isolation wards to cater to patients confirmed with the virus.
Accepting that antibiotics are infrastructure would change our relationship to the drugs, forcing us to recognize that medicine requires long-term planning.
China reported a new African swine fever case on a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs on Monday, the largest farm yet to report the disease in the world's top pork producer.
Wyoming state veterinarian, Jim Logan, has been notified by the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and the National Veterinary Services Laboratory that there is a new case of Brucellosis in a cattle herd in Park County.