Introduction

  • Animal Health E-Mail List Sign up and MDARD will keep you informed of animal health issues that impact livestock owners.
  • About Emerging Diseases Emerging Infectious diseases that may be transmitted between animals and humans are a concern for all people, no matter what their age, gender, lifestyle, ethnic background, or economic status.
  • Why Emerging Diseases? Understanding how diseases spread between hosts is of major importance. Emerging diseases are often zoonotic, that is; diseases that may be transmitted between humans and animals.
  • Partners in disease eradication and preparedness Michigan is fortunate to have agencies and organizations jointly participating in the surveillance, control, and/or eradication of diseases concerning humans, wildlife and domestic animals.