Weekly Disease Surveillance Scan (Apr 2-8)
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General / One Health
Our latest podcast features OMAFRA’s Dr. Maureen Anderson, discussing the history of rabies in Ontario, the current situation, what you can do as a pet owner or vet if you think a pet has come in contact with a rabid animal.
Dogs, humans may be at risk from a new form of tapeworm: Since 2012, five dogs in southern Ontario have been diagnosed with the larval stage of a small tapeworm called Echinococcus multilocularis (EM).
Next steps after sheep, goats test positive for pathogen – Some of Alaska’s wild sheep and goat populations are infected with a bacterium game managers and hunters have been nervous about, though the implications aren’t quite clear yet.