Health authorities in Gansu Province plan to strengthen oversight over biosafety at laboratories following a fresh wave of ibrucellosis nfections that have affected nearly 100 personnel at the Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute in Lanzhou,
The report of brucellosis patients in Harbin comes after confirmation from Chinese health authorities that a total of 96 people in northwest China had contracted the disease after exposure to infected animals at Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute in Gansu Province.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and its standing group of experts are building capacity to better address African swine fever and other foreign animal diseases through epidemiology training, lab training, collection and identification and diagnosis.
The H5 strain of bird flu was confirmed at a commercial chicken farm in Suffolk. A restriction zone has been established, and 27,000 birds will be culled.
An Ebola survivor fell ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said it was not yet clear if it was a case of relapse or reinfection.
Two species of bats, as well as humans engaged in hunting these bats in Nagaland, India’s Mimi village, were found to have been exposed to viruses in the family Filoviridae, which includes Ebola and Marburg viruses.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the US had an average of seven human Eastern equine encephalitis over the past decade - in 2019 that number was at least five times higher.
Emergency medical services personnel report lacking training or disaster exercises related to influenza pandemics, and a fair percentage are unwilling to work during a future event.
Sixty-five people in a veterinary research institute in Lanzhou, northwest China's Gansu Province, have been diagnosed with brucellosis.
An investigation by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that between April 2016 and February 2018, the company was in possession of a large quantity of infectious avian influenza and West Nile virus.