Coronavirus Pandemic


Since early 2020, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has dramatically affected each of our lives. While the virus continues to impact humans across the globe, many of us are wondering how the virus may impact wildlife populations. Below is a collection of resources including research that sheds light on how SARS-CoV-2 may or may not influence wildlife health, directives wildlife professionals are issuing to protect human and wildlife populations, and other informative articles related to the topic.

*NEW* Guidance for Wildlife Rehabilitation to Minimize Potential Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Zoonotic Transmission to Susceptible North American Wildlife

*NEW* CDC’s Guidance to Reduce the Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Spreading between People and Wildlife

Dutch Culling 350,000 Mink Over Coronavirus Fears

COVID-19 State Orders, Compiled by the AVMA

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Veterinary Clinics During the COVID-19 Response

Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Voluntary Interim Guidance for Bat-Related Activities in Response to COVID-19

Considerations for the Management of Non-Domestic Species in Human Care During COVID-19

Susceptibility of ferrets, cats, dogs, and different domestic animals to SARS-coronavirus-2

Viral zoonotic risk is homogenous among taxonomic orders of mammalian and avian reservoir hosts

A Tiger at Bronx Zoo Tests Positive for COVID-19; The Tiger and the Zoo’s Other Cats Are Doing Well at This Time

The Real Reason Veterinarians Gave a Tiger a Covid-19 Test

Preventing the next pandemic — We can make this a ‘never again’ moment

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information