COVID-19

COVID-19 lockdowns brought out the birds

October 25, 2021

Nicola Koper had been studying the impacts of human development and traffic on wildlife for decades, often creating manipulative experiments to test how noise ...

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 ...
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