coronavirus

WHO forms group to probe COVID origin

October 18, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust wildlife health and zoonotic disease to the forefront. Yet researchers are still unsure where the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes ...

First U.S. ferret with COVID-19 confirmed

September 28, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the first case of SARS-CoV-19 in a ferret in the United States. ...

Wild deer contract coronavirus

August 17, 2021

Deer are contracting the novel coronavirus in the wild, according to a recent USDA-APHIS study in preprint. Researchers found antibodies to SARS-CoV-2—the virus ...

Wildlife entangled in COVID litter

April 7, 2021

A fish caught up in a latex glove. A fox entangled in a face mask. A penguin with one in its stomach. From Brazil to Malaysia, researchers have cataloged incidents ...
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