G20 Pandemic Fund grants $25 mn for animal health system in India

New Delhi: The G20 Pandemic Fund has granted $25 million to India’s animal husbandry & dairying department to aid pandemic preparedness and response, according to the ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry & dairying. This funding will improve India’s animal health system, a crucial part of the One Health approach for pandemic prevention. The pandemic has […]

Animal health body urges bird flu vaccination to avoid pandemic

Bird flu has killed hundreds of million of birds, mammals WOAH chief says vaccinating birds could help control virus Countries have shown reluctance to adopt bird vaccination Vaccination should focus on free-range birds – WOAH chief PARIS, May 21 (Reuters) – Governments should consider vaccinating birds against bird flu to avoid the virus – which […]

‘Pandemic Pups’ are overwhelming animal rescues warns Donegal Animals in Need

The volume of calls to Animals In Need’s helpline from people wishing to surrender their dog has become overwhelming. There are so many people asking to give up their pet now that they are back at work and the unfortunate dogs are unwanted. AIN would remind people that just as a dog is for life, […]

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