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Panama Expected to Follow Brazil's Lead and Release Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Whose Offspring Die as Larvae
Offbeat  (tags: Panama, virus, Mosquitos, GM, genetically modified )

- 678 days ago -
Panama is the latest country to consider releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes on its territory to try and combat the spread of the fast-moving Zika virus.
Warning to Cat Owners to Protect Their Pets Against Potentially Fatal Virus
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, spay and neuter, virus )

- 742 days ago -
AN ANIMAL charity is calling for more cat owners to get their pets neutered to protect them from a killer disease.
Specialized Shelter for Cats With Immune System Virus Opens at Sanctuary One
Offbeat  (tags: cats, virus, home, shelter )

- 969 days ago -
Cats with the feline version of the AIDS virus now have a Jackson County home they can safely live out their lives without potentially spreading the disease to other felines.
Distemper Virus Affects Wild Carnivores of All Stripes
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, virus, suffering )

- 1030 days ago -
Tigers, lions and other wild carnivores, already under threat from poaching and habitat loss, are falling victim to a virus that could soon drive endangered populations to extinction.
US Ebola 'Blunder' Stokes Anger
Offbeat  (tags: Virus, Ebola, Health, Anger, Dallas, USA )

- 1166 days ago -
Until Tuesday the US plan for responding to the presence of the Ebola virus on its soil existed only on paper. When Thomas Eric Duncan ended his journey from Liberia in Dallas, Texas, last week that hypothetical situation became a reality.
Iberian Lynx in Crisis: Virus Outbreak Threatens the World's Most Endangered Cat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, virus, wildlife )

- 1279 days ago -
The lynx's future depends on whether its sole prey, the European rabbit, can survive an outbreak of a disease known as rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV). A new variant of RHDV has arrived with a vengeance, leaving dead rabbits across Iberia
Yes, Tigers Are Dying, But Killing Stray Dogs Won't Help
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, virus )

- 1298 days ago -
In India, many tigers have tested positive for CDV, a virus that has claimed the lives of at least four big cats in the early part of 2014. Four endangered animals is four too many.
Dog Virus A Catastrophe For India's Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, virus )

- 1420 days ago -
The virus killed at least four tigers throughout Northern and Eastern India in the past year, with the latest fatality occurring just last month at the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.
India Scrambles To Save Tigers From Deadly Canine Distemper Virus
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, virus )

- 1431 days ago -
India is scrambling to protect its beleaguered tiger population after several big cats tested positive for a virus common among dogs but deadly to other carnivores, experts said.
Virus Outbreak That Killed 7 Big Cats Appears Over
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, big cats, virus )

- 1465 days ago -
A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.
7th Big Cat Dies at Texas Animal Refuge From Virus
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, big cats, death, virus )

- 1561 days ago -
A tiger described as the "soul" of a North Texas animal sanctuary became the seventh big cat to die from an outbreak of a fatal virus, a spokeswoman for the refuge said Monday.
Distemper Outbreak at Wylie Sanctuary Kills Lion and Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, virus )

- 1613 days ago -
Since June, the distemper virus has infected more than 20 big cats, according to officials at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.
The Plague That's Killing Our Spring Lambs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, virus )

- 1817 days ago -
A virus spread by midges is having a worse impact than when it first hit last year
Oregon Cat First Feline Death From H1N1
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, H1N1, virus, death, pets, protection )

- 2946 days ago -
A 10-year old male cat has died from the H1N1 flu virus, and veterinarians are cautioning that it may be possible for cats to transmit the virus to humans, according to the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).
Aphids Saved From Gruesome Death By Virus-Infected Bacteria
Offbeat  (tags: animals, ethics, health, interesting, virus, death, bacteria )

- 3036 days ago -
The term "beneficial virus" sounds like an oxymoron. But for pea aphids under attack by parasitic wasps, carrying infected bacteria is the difference between life and a slow death, according to new research

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