ISA

Read a background report "ISA: Diary of Disease Disaster" online here

Read more about infectious diseases afflicting salmon farms worldwide via "Fish Farmageddon: The Infectious Salmon Aquacalypse" (August 2011) - online here

News from British Columbia, Canada:

A second case of ISA has been officially reported in coho salmon in the Fraser River - read the official reports from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency online here

Read a letter from GAAIA to the Canadian Government (31st October 2011) - download online here

On 15th October 2011, the European strain of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) was reported for the first time in Pacific salmon - in wild sockeye caught in Rivers Inlet on the Central Coast. 

Read the press release from Simon Fraser University: "Lethal Atlantic Virus found in Pacific salmon" (17th October)

Read the official report to the World Organization for Animal Heath - online here

Other press coverage:

"Salmon-Killing Virus Seen for First Time in the Wild on the Pacific Coast" (The New York Times, 18th October)

"Sick Salmon" (Global TV, 17th October)

"Deadly European salmon virus found in B.C. stock" (CTV, 17th October)

"Alexandra Morton: "Sheer reckless, negligent behaviour has loosed a highly infectious fish farm influenza virus" (Salmon Are Sacred, 17th October)
 

Read a background report "ISA: Diary of Disease Disaster" online here

Read more about infectious diseases afflicting salmon farms worldwide via "Fish Farmageddon: The Infectious Salmon Aquacalypse" (August 2011) - online here