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Milk, while milking (© Pixabay)

Update on avian influenza in dairy cows in the USA

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Spread of the outbreak, no evidence of similar incidents in Europe

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Titelblatt: Risikobewertung Schafe

High risk of bluetongue serotype 3 outbreaks expected from May onwards

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The bluetongue virus is transmitted by small, blood-sucking midges (midges), which are usually only active in the summer months. As soon as this is…

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ASFaVIP Kick-Off Meeting in Frankfurt/Main (© ASFaVIP)

Research for new vaccines in the EU-funded project „ASFaVIP“

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African swine fever (ASF) is a serious and globally significant viral disease of domestic and Eurasian wild pigs for which there are currently no…

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Tagung des GF-TADs im Konferenzraum des FLI auf der Insel Riems (© M. Jörn, FLI)

FLI begrüßt internationales Tierseuchen-Gremium zu Afrikanischer Schweinepest auf der Insel Riems

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Am 08. April 2024 tagten die obersten Veterinärbehörden aus Ländern in Europa, Asien und Afrika zum Thema Ausbreitung und Bekämpfung der Afrikanischen…

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Milk, while milking (© Pixabay)

Human infection with H5N1 linked to infected dairy cows in the USA

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A person who had direct contact with dairy cows infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 (HPAIV H5N1, avian influenza) has also been found…

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Infections with highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIV) of subtype H5N1 in ruminants in the U.S.

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Isolated cases of HPAIV H5N1 infections in dairy cows have been reported from three U.S. states (Texas, New Mexico and Kansas). Individual, mainly…

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Scientists head to Antarctica to assess spread of HPAI Avian Influenza in region

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On the 31st of December, the Antarctic Wildlife Health Network (AWHN) reported the first suspected case of avian influenza in Antarctica, shortly…

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Avian influenza risk remains high

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- updated rapid risk assessment published

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Basic research on African swine fever - why do warthogs and brush-eared pigs not get ill?

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African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most complex viral diseases of domestic and wild pigs, with enormous socio-economic and ecological…

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