World Zoonoses Day is held every year to commemorate the first vaccination against zoonotic disease – infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites spread between animals and humans. World Zoonoses day is particularly timely this year to highlight the risk …
News and advice on notifiable disease outbreaks, such as Avian Influenza (Bird Flu), bluetongue and rabies.
Defra’s Chief Scientific Adviser Gideon Henderson and I have written to the Veterinary Record to express our concerns about significant methodological flaws in a scientific paper it has published by Langton and colleagues1 on the effect of badger culling on …
Rabies across the world and the UK A ‘global day of action and awareness for rabies prevention’ led by the Rabies Alliance, who work with the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations), OIE (World organisation for Animal Health), WHO (World Health …
In this blog find out how APHA helped protect human health by investigating the role of ferrets and COVID-19.
Today is world vet day and to celebrate, Anna La Rocca and the UK CVO Christine Middlemiss have written a blog giving an outline of what government vets have been doing in this extremely busy year.
Greg has been working with APHA during an outbreak of bird flu and in his blog you can find out about some of his experiences working on the ground during the outbreak.
In her blog Jo Wheeler talks about her experience working on African swine fever prevention both in the UK and internationally.
Find out why Rob moved from his job as an Animal Health Officer to a role as a government vet
In our second world rabies day blog, we find out about the work of APHA in ensuring the UK remains rabies free.
To celebrate World Rabies Day, the CVO has written a piece about the steps being undertaken by vets around the world to prevent the spread of this disease.