Weekly Disease Surveillance Scan (Dec 3 – 9)

Below, please find our weekly disease surveillance scan 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.

General / One Health

Check out the OAHN insert from the Q4 2018 AHL Newsletter – we let you know what we’ve been up to this fall

Tickborne Disease Surveillance Data Summary from the CDC in the US

A Rash on Her Palms and the Bottoms of Her Feet Was the Clue That Turned the Case

Updated Ontario Rabies map for December 5th – 1 New case of raccoon rabies found in a skunk in Niagara this week

Companion Animals

Not enough info to say if pot is safe for pets, veterinarian says

Update: Canine influenza, Ontario (December 3)


Getting to the Bottom of Orthopoxvirus in Brazilian Horses

Chincoteague pony dies after “swamp cancer” outbreak


Confirmed Infectious Laryngotracheitis – Farmer Biosecurity Advisory – Perth County


Diagnostic tools can’t beat sanitation


Virginia seeing an increase in mangy black bears

An acid found in soil may make a disease killing deer less infectious

The MNRF is planning to conduct an oral rabies vaccine bait distribution flight in response to a new confirmed positive rabies cases in the Township of Mapleton. The baiting flight is scheduled to take place on Dec 10-11.