Weekly Disease Surveillance Scan (Jul 30 – Aug 5)

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

Australian experiment wipes out over 80% of disease-carrying mosquitoes

From the US: New ‘exotic’ tick invades NC, and it’s an ‘aggressive biter.’ How far has it spread?

Blocking Vector-Borne Disease in Humans With Veterinary Parasiticides

Veterinarians, want to make sure you’re getting the most from your laboratory submissions? Check out our top 10 tips to maximize lab dollars, with tips on packaging, submitting, obtaining samples, and much more

Virus hunters identify two new pathogens in Myanmar


Cryptosporidiosis is a common cause of scours in calves

Companion Animals

Michigan Reports Uptick in Canine Influenza Cases


Check out the latest Aquatic Animal Health Report, with: Weissellosis Disease information, Provincial update, National update, OAHN project update, More!


From the Feather Board Command Centre: ILT Biosecurity Stand Down for City of Kawartha Lakes


Genetically edited pigs could be bred after Brexit to help stop costly disease


Check out the CWHC’s Annual Report, featuring information about wildlife disease surveillance, new threats and outbreaks, innovation and new knowledge, and much more!

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