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FDA Grants Conditional Approval for New Baytril 100-CA1 Injection

Bayer Animal Health has released a new treatment for bovine clinical anaplasmosis.

With the direct contact method, a susceptible animal becomes exposed through physical contact when the agent from an infected animal or the environment enters open wounds, mucous membranes, or the skin through blood, saliva, nose-to-nose, rubbing, or biting another animal.
Clinical Refresher: The Five Routes of Disease Transmission

Concerns about COVID-19 have people worried about the health and safety of their families, businesses and livestock. Here’s a recap of the methods in which disease is spread.

Rabid Heifer Prompts Health Warning Following San Antonio Stock Show

Texas Department of State Health Services advises visitors of the cattle barn during the show, held Feb. 11-14, that they may need to be assessed for rabies exposure.

The new rule requires the seller of a BVDV-PI animal to disclose the status in writing to the buyer prior to or at the time of sale.
TAHC Establishes BVD Rule

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) adopted a rule to mitigate the risk of uninfected cattle being exposed to bovine viral diarrhea virus persistently infected (BVDV-PI) cattle.

The recently discovered Asian Longhorned Tick is a known carrier of Theileria.
WVDA Confirms Theileria in West Virginia

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has confirmed the presence of Theileria orientalis Ikeda genotype in three West Virginia counties.

USDA's VSV situation reports show VSV cases declining through the fall months.
Colorado State Veterinarian Releases Final VSV Quarantine

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) has released the state’s final vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) quarantine, following the most extensive outbreak of the viral disease in more than two decades

Donkey in Death Valley National Park
Chinese Demand Puts Global Donkeys In Peril

Donkey hides are a key ingredient in a traditional Chinese medicine, and skyrocketing demand has decimated the world's donkey population while threatening the spread of diseases.

Direct exposure to infected animals does not appear to present any risk of EEE infection, which requires transmission through mosquito vectors.
EEE: Not Just a Horse Disease

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne virus, most years presents a serious disease challenge to horses and other equines during the summer and fall months.