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Date of this Version

October 2007


Feature Articles:
International Polar Year 2007/2008 - What’s in it for Wildlife Health?
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus (VHSV) type IV`b’in the Great Lakes— an Update

Disease Updates

Atlantic Region
“Flesh-eating Disease” in Two Raccoons due to Streptococcus group G infection
Avian Cholera in Open Ocean Seabirds of Atlantic Canada Cerebellar Abiotrophy in a Moose

Quebec Region
Besnoitiosis in Caribou Herds (Rangifer tarandus
Incursion of Raccoon Rabies in the Province of Quebec

Ontario/Nunavut Region
Canine Distemper Virus in Sled Dogs—Nunavut and NT
CCWHC Seeking Increased Submissions of Reptiles and Amphibians

Western/Northern Region
Update on Bovine Tuberculosis in the Riding Mountain National Park Area
Sheep-associated Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Moose Announcements
CCWHC Named OIE Collaborating Centre
New Edition of the CCWHC Wildlife Disease Investigation Manual Avian Influenza Survey—2007
Managing Disease at the Interface—Short Course/2008