Prof Eric Fèvre said: “People should take usual precautions of hand washing when handling their pets, and avoid overly intimate contact, especially if sick with Covid."
Evidence for the presence of African swine fever virus in apparently healthy pigs in South-Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Identifying anthrax hotspots and associated ecological factors in Kenya
In Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa, outbreaks of anthrax occur in certain ecological regions, primarily triggered by weather extremes. Outbreaks of this neglected disease result in significant morbidity and mortality in humans, livestock and wildlife. The overall goal of this project is to identify...
Co-infection with Rift Valley fever virus, Brucella spp. and Coxiella burnetii in humans and animals in Kenya: Disease burden and ecological factors
Rift Valley fever, brucellosis and Q fever cause serious illnesses in humans and are associated with extensive socio-economic losses in livestock. These diseases are prevalent in pastoral areas of Kenya and are among the country’s top 10 priority zoonoses. In people, the diseases cause intermittent...
Epidemiology and control of peste des petits ruminants in East and West Africa
The global strategy for the control and eradication of peste des petits ruminants has been endorsed by more than 200 countries with the vision of a world free of the disease by 2030. This project supports ongoing global control and eradication efforts led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of...