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27 July 2022 / Iceland Review / Larissa Kyzer

Bacterial Infection Brucella Canis Suspected in Dogs in Iceland


The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) has reason to suspect that a bacterial disease called Brucella canis has been found in dogs in Iceland. RÚV reports that Bruncella canis can—in very rare instances—be transmitted from dogs to humans, with young children, pregnant, and immunocompromised people at the greatest risk of serious infection.

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