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.
Research finds ‘nurdles’ washed up on Scottish beaches tainted with E coli, with potentially far-reaching health implications.
This review examines evidence from the history of variolation, data on mucosal infection collected in the last decades of smallpox transmission, aerosol measurements, animal models, reports of smallpox lung among healthcare workers, and the epidemiology of smallpox regarding the potential importance of fine particle aerosol mediated transmission.
The review compiled and analyzed all published data on Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in the global camel population to provide an overview of current knowledge on the distribution, spread and risk factors of infections in dromedary camels.
This study provides the first evidence of Ebola virus-infected survivors from the index site of the west African outbreak. A thorough retrospective epidemiological study done concomitantly among the resident adult population expands understanding of the initiating events including transmission dynamics, probable transmission chains, lower case fatality rates, and the presence of both mild and asymptomatic cases.
The livestock industry in South East Asia is continuing to struggle with outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in most mainland countries.
A 19th-century doctor famously mapped cholera’s toll to try and understand its origin and spread—but that's only part of the story.