The 2014 – 2015 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak, across the midwest, was the largest and most expensive HPAI outbreak in the US, and still factors associated with the spread of HPAI among the poultry premises remain unclear.
Legionella are not the only bacteria able to survive in protozoa. Single-celled microeukaryotes such as protozoa often harbor other bacteria that do not harm them, so-called endosymbionts. The team of researchers has now discovered that these bacteria significantly influence the proliferation and spread of Legionella.
The maps incorporate 15 years of data collection covering 70 countries, to reveal where anthrax poses global risks to people, livestock, and wildlife.
The urban malaria vector Anopheles stephensi recently invaded Djibouti and Ethiopia, potentially spreading to other areas of Africa.
Researchers aim to identify genes that are important in reducing infection by Influenza A virus in pigs and chickens, along with genes that limit the spread of the virus to people.
This detailed surveillance dataset provided insight into transmission routes and risks. The analysis highlights the key role that age, receiving treatment, and safe burial played in the spread of Ebola virus disease.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) continues to spread while Canadian officials conduct a relentless, but exasperating, search for how the deadly virus is breaching biosecurity defenses.
This US Department of Agriculture (USDA) infographic provides a reference for how African swine fever (ASF) can be spread through travel and ways to prevent it.
This US Department of Agriculture (USDA) infographic provides a quick reference for how African swine fever (ASF) is spread.
The country has now reported 102 cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) since the first of the year, of which 57 are linked to the outbreak in Wadi ad-Dawasir, most of which are linked to healthcare exposure, with some related to contact with camels.