• Who is CEZD?

    The Community for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases (CEZD) is a Canadian virtual multidisciplinary network that includes partners from provincial, federal and municipal governments, industry, and academia in areas of public, animal and environmental health.

  • Why was CEZD developed?

    CEZD was developed to support Canada’s animal early warning, preparedness and response capabilities needs regarding emerging and zoonotic diseases.

  • What does CEZD do?

    Through the gathering of information, analysis, and the generation and distribution of timely intelligence reports, Canada is now better able to anticipate, manage, and mitigate pending disease threats on its society, economy, environment, and animal resources.

  • How does CEZD work?

    Our community has the collective expertise to identify, understand, and assess the risks associated with emerging situations. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where each one of our individual strengths can be shared at our virtual round table.

Recent Reports

CEZD Rapid Literature Review - Influenza Virus Replication in and Transmission through Mammary Glands/Milk 2024 05


The summarized scientific literature in this review are experimental or field studies in cattle, swine, ferrets and human breast cells, with limited information available from recent years.

CEZD Weekly Intelligence Report 06 – 12 May 2024


Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in North America and Asia
Classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Scotland
Chronic Wasting Disease in California
New World Screwworm in Nicaragua

CEZD Weekly Intelligence Report 29 April – 05 May 2024


Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in North America, Europe, and Asia
Avian metapneumovirus in Ontario
West Nile Virus in the USA
Asian Longhorned Tick in Illinois

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