The Veterinary Services Department is failing to combat the spread of foot and mouth disease with outbreaks now a perianal problem for cattle farmers in Masvingo province.

The nipah virus outbreak in Kerala has prompted India's health research agency to propose reduction of the delays posed by the standard regulatory requirements for clinical trials and rapid deploym

The objective of this study was to estimate and compare the occurrence of AMR in wild red foxes in relation to human population densities. Samples from wild red foxes (n = 528) included in the Norwegian monitoring programme on antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from food, feed and animals were included. All samples were divided into three different groups based on population density in the municipality where the foxes were hunted.

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The Veterinary Services department is failing to combat the spread of foot and mouth in Masvingo province with Gutu being the latest district to be hit by the deadly disease.

The latest Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), a report by the Health Ministry reveals 10 new cases of swine flu in the national Capital in the week ending on May 13.

KOZHIKODE: The National Virology Institute, Pune, confirmed that the contagious fever that has killed several people in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts over the last fortnight is due to Nipah vi

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.

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