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OIE Statement on monitoring white-tailed deer for SARS-CoV-2

Recent scientific research has shown a high prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection within white-tailed deer populations in North America. This is the first time that the virus has been detected at population levels in wildlife. This discovery…
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Global Burden of Animal Diseases

In view of current global demographic challenges and the effects of climate change, animal health is more important than ever to the development and well-being of human populations. Yet, animal diseases can undermine these benefits. Therefore, evaluating the burden linked to these diseases is key to building a more sustainable world. This is the goal of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) programme.

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High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza (HPAI) – Situation Report

Read the report to gain updates of the high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) situation, according to the information submitted through the World Animal Health Information System of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIEWAHIS) between 18 November and 8 December 2021.


How we contribute to a sustainable world


What moves us to improve animal health in the world

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an example of how Veterinary Services contribute to meeting several of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda. Learn how we help them build a better and more sustainable future for all.
Veterinarians are at the forefront of the fight against diseases that affect animals, humans and the environment. To protect the health of all, they must collaborate with other sectors. Discover how we help them make the One Health concept a reality.

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