Avian Influenza


HEALTH FOR ANIMALS | Avian Influenza | March 2022

  The Rise of Avian Influenza So far, 2022 has been a deadly year for the world’s birds. Avian influenza continues to rise, and this is hot on the heels of two years that the U.S. CDC says saw more outbreaks than the previous four years combined.   Each outbreak of avian […]


Avian Influenza | Updates and News | 2021

Avian Influenza | Updates and News | 2021 Please see here the most recent update on the outbreaks of Avian Influenza: H5 and H7 update report 3 September 2021 signed.docx https://www.dalrrd.gov.za/Branches/Agricultural-Production-Health-Food-Safety/Animal-Health/disease-control/Avian-Influenza


Press Release | RPO | Task Team on Biosecurity | 26 August 2021

Press Release | RPO | Task Team on Biosecurity | 26 August 2021 Herewith for your information and attention please find a press release regarding the task team compiled by the Minister of Agriculture on biosecurity: RPO WELCOMES TASK TEAM RESPONSIBLE FOR BIOSECURITY The National Red Meat Producers Organisation (RPO) […]


World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals

World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals Each year, just 13 zoonotic diseases will cause ‘2.4 billion cases of human illness and 2.2 million deaths’ according to the International Livestock Research Institute. This is why protecting animal health is vital. Preventing disease in animals can save the lives of […]