Weekly Disease Surveillance Scan (Oct 1-7)

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.

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General / One Health

Updated Ontario Rabies Map – 3 new cases of raccoon rabies in two raccoons (Hamilton) and one skunk (Welland) this week. Full statistics can be found here

Longhorned tick arrival shows need for surveillance

Epidemiology of Campylobacter, Salmonella and antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in free-living Canada geese from three sources in southern Ontario

Third case of monkeypox reported in the UK, in health care worker Monkeypox is a rare viral infection, similar to human smallpox, that typically occurs in remote parts of central and West Africa

The health of humans and animals is closely related – we must make the most of this link


Thanks to everyone that participated in the first every Varroa Mite Awareness Campaign in September. We have mapped all of the entries from our survey

Companion Animals

Cases of leptospirosis in dogs on the rise in southern Ontario, experts warn


U.S. Pork Industry on High Alert with African Swine Fever Overseas

African Swine Fever Update from Swine Health Ontario and OAHN Learn the facts, clinical signs, and view the FAD checklist on prevention, preparation, and early detection