Human Animal Infections and Risk Surveillance group: Qualitative assessment of the risk that variegated squirrel bornavirus 1 presents to the UK population – Public Health England

Qualitative assessment of the risk that variegated squirrel Bornavirus presents to the UK population.  Three fatal cases of encephalitis were reported in 2015 which had occurred between 2011 and 2013 in Germany and were associated with a novel Bornavirus species. A

Infectious disease surveillance and monitoring for animal and human health: summary November 2018 – Public Health England

The Public Health England (PHE) emerging infections and zoonoses section uses an integrated horizon scanning approach which combines information on both human and animal health, to identify and assess outbreaks and incidents of new and emerging infectious diseases, reported nationally

Infectious disease surveillance and monitoring for animal and human health: summary September 2018 – Public Health England

Monthly updates on new or emerging infectious disease events that could affect UK public health. The Public Health England (PHE) emerging infections and zoonoses section uses an integrated horizon scanning approach which combines information on both human and animal health,

Cover paper for the Animal Health, Food Safety and Public Health risk assessments for Chronic Wasting Disease and TSEs in cervids – Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Food Standards Agency, and Public Health England

The recent detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a disease of cervids (mammal of the deer family), for the first time in Europe raises concerns about domestic exposure to CWD prions and risks to human health.  These assessments consider the risk of introduction

Human Animal Infections and Risk Surveillance (HAIRS) group: Qualitative assessment of the risk that West Nile virus presents to the UK human population

West Nile virus infections have long been recognised in Europe where there is annual surveillance for human and equine disease. In the USA, large numbers of human infections were recorded annually following its introduction in 1999, and it is now