DEHRADUN: A 36-year-old man from Miyanwala in Dehradun succumbed to swine flu on Wednesday in a private hospital in the city.

CHENNAI: While it was dengue that kept health department on its toes last year, this year, it is swine flu that is keeping officials busy as 65 cases and two deaths have been reported in the State

The evolution of knowledge about porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is now enabling pork producers and their veterinarians to make headway combatting this difficult and costly disease.

Occurrence of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak is associated with heavy El-Niño rainfall. In July 2015, an alert on the likelihood of El-Niño rainfall and RVF outbreak in Eastern Africa region was issued by the United States, Food and Agriculture Organization, and Kenya Meteorological Department. In response to the alert, the Kenya Directorate of Veterinary Services (KDVS) carried out an enhanced syndromic surveillance system between November 2015 and February 2016 in the 22 counties that had previously been identified as RVF high-risk counties.

Due to scientific, public and political concern regarding antimicrobial resistance (AMR), several EU countries have already taken steps to reduce antimicrobial (AM) usage in production animal medicine, particularly that of the highest priority critically important AMs (HP-CIAs). While veterinarians are aware of issues surrounding AMR, potential barriers to change such as concerns of reduced animal health, welfare or production may inhibit progress towards more responsible AM prescribing.

The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) would like to confirm that parts of the Bokone Bophirima province has been hit by an outbreak of High Pathogenic Avian Influ

Death of a woman and confirmation of swine flu in two more patients has jolted the state health department out of slumber. The department now is in a state of alert on spread of H1 N1 virus.

Aizawl: The Mizoram government has sounded a swine fever and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) alert.

Lubango - The number of bovine cattle that often died due to diseases in the southern Huila province reduced significantly from 2,116 in 2016 to 998 deaths in 2017 thanks to a full coverage in vacc

Pune: Six persons succumbed to swine flu in Nashik, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar, Nagpur and Pune since the beginning of this year, prompting state health officials to step up vaccination of high-risk in

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