Getah virus (GETV) is an emerging vector-borne disease that primarily affects horses and pigs, but may cause disease in a variety of species. This Info-Sheet supplements the Getah Virus Fact Sheet by the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC, 2021) by summarizing the known competent GETV vectors within Canada and the viral host range. It provides additional information on Canada’s vulnerability to the future GETV establishment.
Presentation on One Health Intelligence and the Community for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases.
This report provides background information on influenza viruses and a summary of the zoonotic potential of avian influenza in general.