Top Animal Health Links (Jun 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. If you missed last week’s top links, check them out here.

General / One Health

Rat lungworm disease confirmed in three Hawaii visitors

New Virus Infecting People in China, and Ticks May Be the Culprit

Public Health has released its 2019 Lyme Disease Estimate Risk Area Map of Ontario. Remember that dogs and horses are also susceptible to Lyme.


Mystery hornet identified, turns out she’s not from around here and likes to eat honeybees

Companion Animals

From Florida: Stray cat with rabies attacks two people in Escambia County, officials issue warning

A Scottish family had to be tested for tuberculosis after their cats contracted a strain of the infection which can be passed to humans

Flea and tick control crucial to stopping diseases


The number of horses infected with West Nile jumps in Alberta


As a result of ILT being diagnosed in a commercial broiler chicken flock, the Feather Board Command Centre (FBCC) has established an ILT Biosecurity Advisory Area east of Simcoe in Norfolk County.


The first-ever published survey of the wild pig distribution in Canada has found a rapid expansion in the invasive species’ range, which is increasing by nine per cent a year.


Plague wipes out prairie dogs, ferrets at Montana’s UL Bend

horses looking over a fence