Category Archives: Disease

Dread fungus puts bat closer to extinction 03/22/2022 01:31 PM EDT By Michael Doyle with Greenwire Ravaged by the deadly white-nose syndrome, the northern long-eared bat now requires heightened federal protection as an endangered species, the Fish and Wildlife Service … Continue reading

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Surveillance Data Shows White-Tailed Deer Exposed to SARS-CoV-2

Published: July 28, 2021  Print Contact: APHISpress@usda.gov The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently completed a study that analyzed serum samples from free-ranging white-tailed deer for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). Results … Continue reading

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Ontario taking steps to further protect deer, elk and moose from disease

Chelsea PapineauCTV Northern Ontario Digital Content Specialist @ChelseapCTV Contact Published Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:15AM ESTLast Updated Thursday, December 17, 2020 4:09PM EST SUDBURY — The Ontario government has made changes to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act to protect deer, … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for Covid-19

BBC news April 6, 2020 The tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the first known case of an animal infected with Covid-19 in the US. The Bronx Zoo, in New York City, says the test result was confirmed by … Continue reading

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Bats, Coronaviruses, and Zoonotic Disease

Published on January 30, 2020 Written by Admin Bat Conservation International’s FAQ on Bats, Coronaviruses, and Zoonotic Disease Bat Conservation International is monitoring the news and information about the spreading novel coronavirus (nCoV-2019) that was first detected in Wuhan, China. … Continue reading

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