Latest Zoonosis Stories

2009-03-23 10:08:28

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have demonstrated how a single-celled organism, living freely in the environment, could be a source of Salmonella transmission to animals and humans.

2009-03-13 06:00:00

- study conducted with 21 pens of cattle in commercial feedlots - BELLEVILLE, ON, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

2009-03-06 15:06:00

Two highly lethal viruses that have emerged in recent outbreaks are susceptible to chloroquine, an established drug used to prevent and treat malaria.

2009-01-28 08:15:00

Dog owners who sleep with their pet or permit licks on the face are in good company. Surveys show that more than half of owners bond with their pets in these ways.

2008-11-26 09:22:02

The coronavirus (SARS-CoV) that sickened more than 8,000 people – and killed nearly 800 of them – may have originated in bats, but the actual animal source is not known.

2008-11-24 13:24:29

Bacteria that can cause serious heart disease in humans are being spread by rat fleas, sparking concern that the infections could become a bigger problem in humans.

2008-10-08 12:45:00

Health experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released a new report on Tuesday that lists 12 pathogens that are likely to spread due to changes in temperatures and precipitation levels resulting from global warming.

2008-09-30 09:00:39

By Jungk, J Baumbach, J; Landen, M; Gaul, L K; Alaniz, L; Dang, T; Miller, E A; Weiss, J; Hedican, E; Smith, K; Grant, F; Beauregard, T; Bergmire-Sweat, D; Griffin, D; Engel, J; Cosgrove, S; Gossack, S; Roanhorse, A; Shorty, H; Cheek, J; Redd, J; Vigil, I On May 22, 2008, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) notified CDC about four persons infected with Salmonella Saintpaul strains that were indistinguishable from each other by pulsed- field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and 15 other...

2008-09-24 12:00:37

BELLEVILLE, ON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, has received notice from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that the data package for its E.

Latest Zoonosis Reference Libraries

2011-02-17 15:14:03

Lassa fever, first described in 1969 in Lassa, is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Clinical cases were known a decade before this but were not associated with this viral pathogen. It is endemic in West African countries and causes approximately 5,000 deaths. The Natal Multimammate Mouse is the primary animal host. The rodent is a source of protein but the virus is usually transmitted by the contact with the feces and urine of animals accessing grain stores in residences. The lassa virus...

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