Samples from the poultry farm in Sikou Township were confirmed to be infected with H5N2 avian influenza.
Researchers are planning a high-voltage electricity experiment at a farm in southwestern China to create cleaner conditions for animals and explore if it could help halt the African swine fever pandemic.
African swine fever has been detected in pigs being illegally transported in China’s southwestern Sichuan province.
In 2019, dengue has surged across South America, from Mexico down to Chile and Argentina, with nearly three million cases reported - over 20 percent higher than the previous record set in 2015.
From January through November 2019, there were 484,000 probable cases of dengue fever in Minas Gerais, 16 times higher than all of 2018, making it the worst dengue epidemic in the history of the state.
Unlike China, where huge herds are reared and processed in factory-like conditions and outbreaks can be contained, in Indonesia most pigs are raised in backyard sties or on small farms, and sold at markets where the virus can easily spread.
So far in 2019, 106 suspected monkeypox cases have been reported with 44 cases confirmed in nine states.
The La Rioja government reported four patients hospitalized with Q fever.
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.