Weekly Disease Surveillance Scan (Jan 22-28)
To help you stay on top of animal health and disease news, we are posting our top links of the week, which will direct you to important information and discussions around animal health. Below, please find the links, broken down by Network. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter if you want to see the best animal health links on the net every day. Read our guides on how to use Twitter and Facebook for continuing education. If you missed last week’s top links, check them out here.
Updated Ontario Rabies Map – 3 new cases: 1 raccoon in Brant, 1 in Haldimand, and 1 skunk in Hamilton. The raccoon in Haldimand has led to an 8.5 km expansion of the rabies surveillance and control zone to the southwest of the current zone.
The Parasite on the Playground: “Roundworm eggs, shed by stray dogs, can be ingested by children playing outside. The worm’s larvae have been found in the brain, experts say, perhaps impairing development.”