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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Tick-borne encephalitis, West Nile virus - Austria: eastern states, horse, donkey September 24, 2021
    Tick-borne Encephalitis -- AustriaCitation: de Heus, P.; Kolodziejek, J.; Hubalek, Z.; Dimmel, K. et al. West Nile virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus are endemic in equids in Eastern Austria. Viruses 2021, 13(9), 1873; doi.org/10.3390/v13091873AbstractThe emergence of West Nile virus (WNV) and Usutu virus (USUV) in addition to the autochthonous tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) in Europe […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> BSE, cattle - UK (02): (England) classical, OIE September 23, 2021
    BSE -- United KingdomSummaryReport type: immediate notificationStarted: 1 Sep 2021Confirmed: 16 Sep 2021Reported: 17 Sep 2021Reason for notification: recurrenceLast occurrence: 27 Sep 2015Causal agent: prionNature of diagnosis: clinical, laboratoryThis event pertains to a defined zone within the country.New outbreaksSummary of outbreaksTotal outbreaks (1)Outbreak location 1: Sedgemoor, Somerset, EnglandStarted: 1 Sep 2021Epidemiological unit: farmTotal animals affected:Species […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> West Nile virus (09): Americas, USA, horse, sheep September 23, 2021
    West Nile Virus -- United StatesThe North Dakota Department of Agriculture reports 4 confirmed cases and one suspect case of West Nile virus in horses, and one infected sheep. Animals resided in Ramsey, McIntosh, Stark, Grand Forks, Barnes, and Nelson counties. Two of the animals have died.According to the CDC, West Nile virus is the […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> Equine herpesvirus - North America (12): USA (MN,OR) horse September 23, 2021
    Equine Herpes Virus -- United StatesHerpesvirus is highly contagious among horses and can cause a variety of ailments in equids, including rhinopneumonitis (a respiratory disease usually found in young horses), abortion in broodmares, and equine herpesvirus myeloencephalitis (EHM, the neurologic form).In many horses, the 1st or only sign of EHV-1 infection is fever, which can […]
  • PRO/PL> Lethal decline, coconut palm - Kenya: alert September 23, 2021
    Other Plant Disease -- KenyaKenya is on a high alert following the outbreak of a coconut disease along the Indian Ocean coast that has so far wiped out the crop in Mozambique and could threaten Kenya's palms. Kenya Plant and Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis) has started a survey to establish if the deadly disease could […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> Epizootic hemorrhagic disease - USA (03): (NY) deer September 23, 2021
    Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease -- United StatesNew York's Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed a large outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease in whitetail deer this week, with reports of approximately 700 dead whitetails. The EHD outbreak has been confirmed in 7 counties: Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Oswego, Suffolk, and Ulster. Wildlife officials are also investigating suspected […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (325): pediatric cases, J&J booster, UN General Assembly, WHO September 22, 2021
    COVID-19 -- Worldwide/UnknownThe Biden administration will require foreign nationals seeking to fly to the United States to show proof of vaccination, the Wall Street Journal reports. The new policy, which will take effect in November [2021], replaces the travel ban originally put in place under the Trump administration ().In related news, the United States has […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> Anthrax - Kazakhstan (05): (SK) cattle, OIE September 22, 2021
    Anthrax -- KazakhstanSummary:Report type: Immediate notificationStarted: [21 Aug 2021]Confirmed: [8 Sep 2021]Reported: 20 Sep 2021Reason for notification: 1st occurrence in a zone or compartmentCausal agent: _Bacillus anthracis_Nature of diagnosis: Clinical, laboratoryThis event pertains to a defined zone within the country.Outbreak location 1: Tolebiyskiy, South KazakhstanStarted: 21 Aug 2021Epidemiological unit: FarmTotal animals affected:Species / Susceptible / […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> Salmonellosis - Canada: (ON) pork products, alert September 22, 2021
    Salmonella -- CanadaThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Ministry of Health in Ontario are warning foodservice operators not to buy, use, or serve shredded pork skins and pork rinds that were sold to restaurants that make Vietnamese/Asian meals in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) due to possible _Salmonella_ contamination. The affected products were […]
  • PRO/AH/EDR> Tick-borne encephalitis & Lyme disease - Austria (02): comments September 22, 2021
    Lyme Disease, Tick-borne Encephalitis -- Austria