Tuberculosis is a contagious disease caused by an infection in the lymph nodes which is then spread to other organs like the lungs. This disease affects practically all mammals, and before control measures were adopted, was one of the major diseases of man and domestic animals.
In Canada, tuberculosis is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Act, and all cases must be reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
Information we provide for producers and the livestock sector includes:
- News release – Harper Government Appoint coordinator to lead Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Efforts in Riding Mountain National Park
- Fact Sheet
- Fact Sheet - Wild Animals
- Herds infected in 2011
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