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  • Globally, the number of outbreaks of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) fell by two-thirds in recent years, raising hopes for meeting the goal of global eradication by 2030. Just over 1,200 global PPR outbreaks were recorded in 2019 compared to more than 3,500 in 2015 according to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of […]
  • Researchers at The Pirbright Institute have identified the genetic markers on avian influenza viruses that could help the viruses to jump the species barrier and cause disease in people, in collaboration with other members of the One Health Poultry Hub. Co-investigators Professor Munir Iqbal and Dr Joshua Sealy worked with scientists at Imperial College London, […]
  • Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service-United States Department of Agriculture (USDA-ARS) and Washington State University (WSU) have identified which genes may be critically important to the survival and spread of Babesia bovis in ticks and mammals. Their findings are published in the International Journal for Parasitology. Dr Massaro Ueti, a research veterinary medical officer at […]