Following a site inspection on December 18, a penalty was handed to the owner of the site for failing to comply with measures to prevent the outbreak and spread of the infection.
The campaign will be implemented in 13 Local Government Areas of Edo state, where cases have been confirmed. The immunization drive is a response to the unprecedented yellow fever outbreak recently identified in the State.
The outbreak in Zhuhai city in Guangdong province killed 11 animals in a slaughterhouse, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said.
Virulent Newcastle disease has been confirmed in a commercial chicken operation in Riverside County. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced on Saturday, December 15.
The Tocantins State Department of Health in Central Brazil is reporting 14 confirmed Chagas disease cases after a family consumes contaminated juice in Aparecida do Rio Negro.
African swine fever virus is continuing to spread through China, with the total number of affected provinces rising to 22
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is enacting the chronic wasting disease (CWD) response plan, following a preliminary positive detection of CWD in white-tailed deer in Hardeman and Fayette counties.
The new case raises the global total since the virus was first detected in humans in 2012 to 2,277, at least 806 of them fatal.
Benin health officials announced this week of three Lassa fever cases (2 confirmed, 1 probable) reported in the municipality of Parakou in Borgou Department in the northern part of the country.
Phuket, Thailand Public Health Office Chief Tanit Sermkaew confirmed that government hospitals across Phuket had reported 47 confirmed Chikungunya cases in November and a further 21 people infected so far in December.