Animal Issues Affecting Humans

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Issues that affect the FOOD chain.  Zoonotic diseases to human in other sections

Table of Contents

African Swine Fever

Avian Influenza

Classic Swine Fever

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Foot and Mouth Disease

Newcastle Disease

Riemerella Anatipestifer

Rinderpest

Scrapie

Tick Fever

Toxoplasmosis

OTHER potential Outbreaks

(Geese) – storage

African Swine Fever

FAO ASF situation update – African Swine Fever (ASF) – FAO Emergency Prevention System for Animal Health (EMPRES-AH) – posted 4/2/19

http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/programmes/en/empres/ASF/Situation_update.html

Myanmar braced for African swine fever outbreak | The Pig Site – posted 4/2/19

https://thepigsite.com/articles/myanmar-braced-for-african-swine-fever-outbreak

African Swine Fever – Cambodia – posted 4/5/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30032

China heightens biosecurity as African swine fever continues rampage | The Pig Site – posted 4/5/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/china-heightens-biosecurity-as-african-swine-fever-continues-its-rampage

FAO ASF situation update – African Swine Fever (ASF) – FAO Emergency Prevention System for Animal Health (EMPRES-AH) – posted 4/10/19

http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/programmes/en/empres/ASF/Situation_update.html

China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Tibet | The Pig Site  – posted 4/10/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/china-reports-first-african-swine-fever-outbreak-in-tibet

What is the likelihood of African swine fever entering the US? | The Pig Site – posted 4/10/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/what-is-the-likelihood-of-african-swine-fever-entry-to-the-us

World Pork Expo cancelled due to swine fever fears | The Pig Site – posted 4/11/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/world-pork-expo-cancelled-due-to-swine-fever-fears

African Swine Fever – South Africa – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/11/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190411.6414634

Swine fever sticking around in Europe | The Pig Site – posted 4/11/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/swine-fever-sticking-around-in-europe

Millions of pigs will be culled or will die from swine fever in China | The Pig Site – posted 4/12/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/millions-of-pigs-will-be-culled-or-will-die-from-swine-fever-in-china

FAO ASF situation update – African Swine Fever (ASF) – FAO Emergency Prevention System for Animal Health (EMPRES-AH) – posted 4/15/19

http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/programmes/en/empres/ASF/Situation_update.html

African Swine Fever – South Africa – http://www.oie.intposted 4/20/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30214

African swine fever: conquering Asia, moving in South Africa, smouldering in EU | The Pig Site – posted 4/23/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/african-swine-fever-conquering-asia-moving-in-south-africa-smoldering-in-eu

African Swine Flu (fever, not flu) spreads in Ratanakkiri – Khmer Times – posted 4/24/19

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50596832/african-swine-flu-spreads-in-ratanakkiri/

U.S. braces for African swine fever – posted 4/24/19

https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/190515a.aspx

African swine fever spreading in Hanoi’s districts – posted 4/25/19

https://m.vietnamnet.vn/en/society/african-swine-fever-spreading-in-hanoi-s-districts-525824.html

China’s unprecedented pig crisis to impact entire world, expert warns – Tech2.Org – posted 4/29/19

https://tech2.org/chinas-unprecedented-pig-crisis-to-impact-entire-world-expert-warns/

African Swine Fever – Hungary – http://www.oie.intposted 5/2/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30353

African swine fever in Asia: 1.1 million pigs culled – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/8/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/african-swine-fever-asia-1-1-million-pigs-culled-62006/

Hong Kong to cull 6,000 pigs as first swine fever case found – posted 5/11/19

https://ewn.co.za/2019/05/11/hong-kong-to-cull-6-000-pigs-as-first-swine-fever-case-found

South Africa: African Swine Fever reported in Free State – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/14/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/south-africa-african-swine-fever-reported-free-state-11758/

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC – posted 5/18/19

https://whtc.com/news/articles/2019/may/16/us-to-begin-testing-sick-dead-pigs-for-fatal-hog-virus-ravaging-china/

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead, SE Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times – posted 5/27/19

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/vietnam-swine-fever-cull-surges-17-million-pigs-dead?utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=STFB&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1558945025

African Swine Fever in North Korea – posted 5/30/19

“First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea” –
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-northkorea/first-case-of-african-swine-fever-reported-in-north-korea-idUSKCN1T01XC

African swine fever: Hong Kong confirms second case – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/2/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/african-swine-fever-hong-kong-confirms-second-case-44296/

Swine flu continues to spread, International, Phnom Penh Post – posted 6/3/19

https://m.phnompenhpost.com/international/swine-flu-continues-spread

New ASF outbreak in Poland is the largest on record | The Pig Site – posted 6/4/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/06/new-asf-outbreak-in-poland-is-the-largest-on-record

RSOE EDIS – Situation update No. 2. Biological Hazard event in Vietnam on June 14 2019 11:24 AM – African Swine Fever – posted 6/14/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_update&edis_id=BH-20190513-67872-VNM

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever, SE Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times – posted 6/20/19

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/laos-confirms-first-cases-of-african-swine-fever?utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=STFB&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1561043092

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled – Reuters – posted 6/26/19

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-swinefever/african-swine-fever-hits-industrial-farms-in-vietnam-28-million-pigs-culled-idUSKCN1TQ0WG

Second African swine fever outbreak in domestic pigs reported in Bulgaria – Xinhua | English.news.cn – posted 7/4/19

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-07/04/c_138196528.htm

First African swine fever case of 2019 registered in Latvia | Baltic News Network – News from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia – posted 7/9/19

https://bnn-news.com/first-african-swine-fever-case-of-2019-registered-in-latvia-202720

African swine fever spreads to Vietnam’s southern Tay Ninh province – Xinhua | English.news.cn – posted 7/10/19

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-07/07/c_138206375.htm

Bulgaria on wild hog hunt after six new ASF outbreaks confirmed | The Pig Site – posted 7/11/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/07/bulgaria-on-wild-hog-hunt-after-six-new-asf-outbreaks-confirmed

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever – Reuters – posted 7/18/19

https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-bulgaria-swineflu/bulgaria-steps-up-measures-to-prevent-spread-of-african-swine-fever-idUKKCN1UC1DS

Outbreak of African Swine Fever at industrial farm with 17 000 pigs in Bulgaria’s Rousse | The Sofia Globe – posted 7/23/19

https://sofiaglobe.com/2019/07/21/outbreak-of-african-swine-fever-at-industrial-farm-with-17-000-pigs-in-bulgarias-rousse/

 

Avian Influenza

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in Cuttack, State of Odisha, India on April 01 2019 03:38 AM – H5N1 – posted 4/2/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20190401-67278-IND

Bird flu detected in Cuttack – Times of India – posted 4/3/19

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/bird-flu-detected-in-cuttack/articleshowprint/68661313.cms

Bulgaria reports new bird flu outbreak | Reuters – posted 4/5/19

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bulgaria-birdflu/bulgaria-reports-new-bird-flu-outbreak-idUSKCN1RF1AB

H7N9 avian influenza reported in Gansu, China: 1st human case of 2019 – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/5/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/h7n9-avian-influenza-reported-gansu-china-1st-human-case-2019/

Avian influenza – H7N3 – Mexico – posted 4/10/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30012

Interior Mongolia experiences H7N9 case | Infosurhoy – posted 4/11/19

https://infosurhoy.com/cocoon/saii/xhtml/en_GB/top-stories/interior-mongolia-experiences-h7n9-case/

Avian Flu – HPAI H5N1 – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/15/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190413.6418964

Avian Flu – HPAI H5N8 – Iran -www.oie.intposted 4/16/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30162

Avian Flu – H5N6 – Cambodia – http://www.oie.int – posted 4/19/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30220

Avian Flu – HPAI H5N1 – Bangladesh -www.oie.int – posted 4/19/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30195

Avian Flu -HPAI H7N3 – Mexico – http://www.oie.intposted 4/19/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30189

LPAI H5 Avian Influenza – California – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/25/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190425.6439641

Avian Influenza – HPAI H5N8 – Israel -ProMED-mail post – posted 4/26/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190425.6439824

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Kavre, Province no. 3, Nepal on May 02 2019 08:38 AM – Avian Flu – H5N1 – Deathposted 5/2/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190502-67720-NPL

H5N1 high pathogenic avian influenza identified in a recent outbreak in Bangladesh | The Poultry Site – posted 6/10/19

https://thepoultrysite.com/news/2019/06/h5n1-high-pathogenic-avian-influenza-identified-in-a-recent-outbreak-in-bangladesh

 

Classic Swine Fever

Maharashtra government records 94 swine flu deaths till Wednesday – posted 4/15/19

https://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-maharashtra-government-records-94-swine-flu-deaths-till-wednesday-2738741

Classical swine fever remains in Japan with 15 outbreaks in 9 days | The Pig Site – posted 4/15/19

https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/04/classical-swine-fever-remains-in-japan-with-15-outbreaks-in-9-days

Classic Swine Fever – Japan – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/19/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190418.6428829

 

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) – Prion Disease

Concerns growing over Chronic Wasting Disease in Colorado wildlife | FOX31 Denver – posted 4/18/19

https://kdvr.com/2019/04/16/concerns-growing-over-chronic-wasting-disease-in-colorado-wildlife/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=5cb69f02154de300015e08be&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

Deer tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease, state investigates – posted 4/21/19

https://potomaclocal.com/2019/04/19/deer-tests-positive-for-chronic-wasting-disease-state-investigates/

Minnesota deer farm’s herd euthanized to limit chronic wasting disease – Twin Cities – posted 4/21/19

https://www.twincities.com/2019/04/18/minnesota-deer-farms-herd-euthanized-to-limit-chronic-wasting-disease/?utm_medium=social&utm_content=fb-PioneerPress&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=socialflow

‘Zombie’ deer: Michigan spending $4.7M to fight chronic wasting disease – posted 4/23/19

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/04/22/michigan-zombie-deer-disease-chronic-wasting-disease/3541982002/

The disease devastating deer herds may also threaten human health — High Country News – posted 4/24/19

https://www.hcn.org/articles/wildlife-the-disease-devastating-deer-herds-may-also-threaten-human-health-science

Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in One Farmed Oklahoma Elk | Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation – posted 4/29/19

https://www.wildlifedepartment.com/outdoor-news/chronic-wasting-disease-confirmed-one-farmed-oklahoma-elk

Dead deer and more CWD found at pay-for-hunt ranch in Crow Wing County – StarTribune.com – posted 5/9/19

http://www.startribune.com/dead-deer-and-more-cwd-found-at-pay-for-hunt-ranch-in-crow-wing/509648062/

Chronic Wasting Disease – Sweden -ProMED-mail post – posted 5/25/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190525.6486536

Chronic Wasting Disease reported in deer in Libby, Montana – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/2/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/chronic-wasting-disease-reported-deer-libby-montana-84173/

2nd deer with chronic wasting disease found in Libby | News | khq.com – posted 6/23/19

https://www.khq.com/news/nd-deer-with-chronic-wasting-disease-found-in-libby/article_14dfe3d2-95e8-11e9-a08e-3fc6463275be.html

Wasting disease found in 3 more deer in northwestern Montana | National | khq.com – posted 7/7/19

https://www.khq.com/national/wasting-disease-found-in-more-deer-in-northwestern-montana/article_ab084ce8-2db9-52b5-b06a-8a2f01c3e8c4.html

Chronic Wasting Disease in Cervids: Implications for Prion Transmission to Humans and Other Animal Species | mBio – posted 7/23/19

https://mbio.asm.org/content/10/4/e01091-19

 

Foot and Mouth Disease

Foot and Mouth Virus Disease – West Bank – podtrf 4/5/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30019

Foot and Mouth Disease – Comoros  – http://www.oie.int – posted 4/20/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30201

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [Districts of Misrata and Tarabulus], Multiple location, Libya on May 13 2019 12:48 PM – Foot and Mouth Disease – posted 5/13/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20190513-67875-LBY

National Animal Health Centre warns of foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in the country | The Libya Observer – posted 6/18/19

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/national-animal-health-centre-warns-foot-and-mouth-disease-outbreak-country

 

Newcastle Disease

The Brussels Times – Poultry and pigeon holders warned of potential spread of contagious disease – posted 4/2/19

http://www.brusselstimes.com/belgium/14761/poultry-and-pigeon-holders-warned-of-potential-outbreak-of-contagious-disease

USDA confirms virulent Newcastle disease in Arizona | Feedstuffs – posted 4/10/19

https://www.feedstuffs.com/nutrition-health/usda-confirms-virulent-newcastle-disease-arizona

Newcastle Disease – Cambodia – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/11/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190410.6414404

Newcastle Disease – Mexico – posted 4/16/19

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=30126

USDA Confirms Additional Cases of Virulent Newcastle Disease – posted 4/30/19

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAPHIS/bulletins/23f9d55

CDFA issues resident warning of active Virulent Newcastle disease virus spread – Valley News – posted 5/5/19

https://www.myvalleynews.com/story/2019/04/26/lifestyles/cdfa-issues-resident-warning-of-active-virulent-newcastle-disease-virus-spread/65726.html

Chicken-killing Newcastle disease spurs strict guidelines for public employees – Press Enterprise – posted 5/18/19

https://www.pe.com/2019/05/13/chicken-killing-newcastle-disease-spurs-strict-guidelines-for-public-employees/

California’s backyard poultry flocks falling dead from highly contagious virus | Food Safety News – posted 5/22/19

https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/05/californias-backyard-poultry-flocks-falling-dead-from-highly-contagious-virus/

Newcastle Disease – Russia – ProMED-mail post – posted 5/25/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190525.6487305

Chicken slaughter due to Newcastle spread tops more than 1.1 million in Inland Empire – Press Enterprise – posted 5/30/19

https://www.pe.com/2019/05/29/chicken-slaughter-due-to-newcastle-spread-tops-more-than-1-1-million-in-inland-empire/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_content=fb-ThePressEnterprise

 

Riemerella Anatipestifer – “New Duck Disease”

‘New duck disease’ to blame for the deaths of at least 100 geese, CPW says | News Headlines | kmov.com – posted 3/12/19

https://www.kmov.com/news/new-duck-disease-to-blame-for-the-deaths-of-at/article_8d6681f9-9737-5527-acd8-85c5f6ed46f5.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=meredithHub&utm_campaign=330

‘New Duck Disease’ Affecting Denver-Area Ducks and Geese – posted 3/20/19

https://colorado.ourcommunitynow.com/2019/03/11/new-duck-disease-affecting-denver-area-ducks-and-geese/

Colorado Parks & Wildlife – CPW News Release – posted 3/20/19

https://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/News-Release-Details.aspx?NewsID=6848&utm_campaign=colorado.ourcommunitynow.com%20website&utm_source=ocn_story&utm_medium=website&utm_content=statement

 

Rinderpest

HOPEFULLY NONE EVER

 

Scrapie – Added 7/25/19

2 Alberta flocks quarantined after fatal disease related to mad cow found in a sheep | CBC News – posted 7/24/19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/scrapie-quarantine-alberta-1.5215982

 

Tick Fever

WARNING: Disease kills cows on Northern Rivers | Northern Star – posted 5/29/19

Cattle tick infestations severely affect productivity and can cause disease and death.

Cattle tick infestations severely affect productivity and can cause disease and death.Contributed
https://m.northernstar.com.au/news/warning-disease-kills-cows-on-northern-rivers/3738060/

 

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis outbreak reported in Quebec hunters – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/2/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/toxoplasmosis-outbreak-reported-quebec-hunters-74794/

Quebec outbreak of toxoplasmosis linked to undercooked venison | Montreal Gazette – posted 4/3/19

https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/quebec-outbreak-of-toxoplasmosis-linked-to-undercooked-venison?platform=hootsuite

 

 

OTHER potential Outbreaks

Survey Shows Severe Decline in Southern California Desert Bighorn Sheep Population, CDFW Reports – posted 3/20/19

https://goldrushcam.com/sierrasuntimes/index.php/news/local-news/17905-survey-shows-severe-decline-in-southern-california-desert-bighorn-sheep-population-cdfw-reports/

The Big Wobble: A Virus and not a toxic algae is thought to be behind the deaths of hundreds of Florida fresh water turtles – posted 3/22/19

https://www.thebigwobble.org/2019/03/a-virus-and-not-toxic-algae-is-thought.html?spref=fb

Virus may be killing St. Johns River turtles – News – Daily Commercial – Leesburg, FL – posted 3/24/19

https://www.dailycommercial.com/news/20190322/virus-may-be-killing-st-johns-river-turtles/1

Do not eat fish caught in Houston Ship Channel: Texas officials | abc13.com – posted 3/27/19

https://abc13.com/do-not-eat-fish-caught-in-houston-ship-channel-officials/5219448/

PEDV Diagnosed at Oklahoma Youth Expo | Pork Business – posted 3/27/19

https://www.porkbusiness.com/article/pedv-diagnosed-oklahoma-youth-expo

Amphibian ‘apocalypse’ caused by most destructive pathogen ever – posted 3/29/19

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/03/amphibian-apocalypse-frogs-salamanders-worst-chytrid-fungus/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=social::src=facebook::cmp=editorial::add=fb20190328animals-chytridfungus::rid=&sf210088124=1

Rare disease kills cattle in Gutu | The Herald – posted 4/15/19 – not mentioned which disease

https://www.herald.co.zw/rare-disease-kills-cattle-in-gutu/

Buffaloes die of suspected HS – Haemorrhagic Septicaemia – posted 4/16/19

http://www.nagalandpost.com/buffaloes-die-of-suspected-hs/194065.html

Death of 100 pigs a mystery, pork off the menu – The National – posted 4/19/19

https://www.thenational.com.pg/death-of-100-pigs-a-mystery-pork-off-the-menu/

Tilapia, a fish to feed the world, and the deadly virus that may destroy it | South China Morning Post – posted 5/7/19

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/article/3008691/tilapia-fish-feed-world-and-deadly-virus-may-destroy-it

RSOE EDIS – Biological Hazard event in [States of idaho, Wyoming and Colorado], MultiStates, USA on May 08 2019 02:28 PM – Tilapia Lake Virus – posted 5/10/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=BH-20190508-67805-USA

 

(Geese) – storage

Maryland officials kill almost 400 geese as population booms – Baltimore Sun – posted 7/10/19

https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/eastern-shore/bs-md-maryland-geese-kills-20190708-story.html

Controversial geese culling continues at Denver parks | FOX31 Denver – posted 7/10/19

https://kdvr.com/2019/07/09/controversial-geese-culling-continues-at-denver-parks/