Distribution of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in North America, 2021/2022
Avian flu poses a growing risk for wild birds
USGS scientists discusses new study “Highly pathogenic avian influenza is an emerging disease threat to wild birds in North America”
Destructive Snake Disease Discovered in Museum Specimens
Research into Origins of Fungal Disease Could Aid Conservation Efforts
Potential Transfer of Avian Influenza to Domestic Poultry
New Insight on the Potential for Blue-Winged Teal to Transfer Avian Influenza to Domestic Poultry
Chronic Wasting Disease
USGS Science Across the Nation
Can we save the bats?
Scientists are trying new approaches including a possible vaccine
Emerging Disease Jeopardizes North American Frogs
Find out which disease is the third most infectious
Fish & Wildlife Disease
USGS is the lead Federal agency for wildlife disease research and surveillance. Our wildlife health capabilities provide research, information, and technical assistance needed to manage wildlife through disease events. Congress and our partners rely on our science to make informed decisions about fish and wildlife disease policy, planning and management.