Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Model assesses interventions for bovine tuberculosis in Morocco

n many developing countries, a significant fraction of the tuberculosis burden comes potentially from the tuberculosis bacteria carried by animals, essentially cattle. Efforts to reduce the tuberculosis burden, therefore, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cattle disease spread by vets, not cows, suggests new study

A cattle disease that affected more than 5,000 cows, over 500 of which were killed, was probably spread by vets farmers and cattle traders in Germany, according to one of the first research articles published in the new open ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S. Korea orders lockdown to fight animal disease

South Korea on Thursday announced a 36-hour lockdown over the weekend on poultry and livestock farms across the country to curb the spread of two highly contagious animal diseases—foot and mouth and bird flu.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S. Korea reports fresh foot-and-mouth case

South Korea said Thursday it had confirmed a fresh case of foot-and-mouth disease in a pig farm, nearly four months after the last case was reported.

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