PRO/AH/EDR> West Nile virus – South America (03): Brazil (PI) equine

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West Nile Virus -- Worldwide/UnknownThe result of tests carried out on an equine animal was positive for West Nile virus in Aroeira do...

PRO/AH/EDR> Ebola virus disease – West Africa (232): WHO, Sierra Leone, seq, region, susp

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Ebola -- Worldwide/UnknownDr Desmond Williams, a Sierra Leonean-American doctor who works for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , took to the...

PRO/AH/EDR> Anthrax, human, 2001 – USA: GAO report

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Anthrax -- Worldwide/UnknownWhy GAO did this studyIn 2001, the FBI investigated an intentional release of _Bacillus anthracis_, a bacterium that causes anthrax, which was...

PRO> Malaria: World Malaria Report, challenges of drug resistance

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Malaria -- Worldwide/UnknownThe latest report on malaria by the World Health Organisation has indicated a 47 per cent drop in death rates between 2000...

PRO/AH/EDR> Necrotizing hepatopancreatitis – Belize: (SC) shrimp, OIE

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Other Animal Disease -- Worldwide/UnknownInformation received on 18 Dec 2014 from Dr Miguel Angel DePaz, Chief Veterinary Officer, Animal Health Department, Belize Agricultural...

PRO/AH/EDR> Foot & mouth disease – South Korea (7): (HB, HN) porcine, spread, request...

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Foot and Mouth -- Worldwide/UnknownSouth Korea confirmed 4 more cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) Friday , further indicating the animal disease may be spreading...

PRO/EDR> Botulism – USA (12): (CA) wound, drug-related

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Botulism -- Worldwide/Unknown1. Passaro DJ, Werner SB, McGee J, et al: Wound botulism associated with black tar heroin among injecting drug users. JAMA 1998;...

PRO/PL> Flavescence doree, grapevine – Germany: 1st report (RP)

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Other Plant Disease -- Worldwide/UnknownThe NPPO of Germany recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the 1st record of grapevine flavescence doree phytoplasma (EPPO A2...

PRO/EDR> Cholera, diarrhea & dysentery update (82): Asia

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Cholera, Dysentery -- Worldwide/UnknownHealth authorities here Monday, 15 Dec 2014, said they have contained the outbreak of suspected amoebiasis over the weekend that...

PRO/EDR> Chikungunya (77): French Polynesia

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Chikungunya -- Worldwide/UnknownThe number of Polynesians currently affected by chikungunya has increased to 35 000 according to a recent assessment by the Bureau de...