Brucella, the causative agent of brucellosis, are so-called zoonotic pathogens, i.e. they can be transmitted to humans from animals or via food.
AGES radar for infectious diseases
Here you can find the latest report on outbreaks and infectious diseases
Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Usutu virus spreads
The Usutu virus was first detected in Austria in 2001. Since then, the virus has also been increasingly detected in other European countries.
Antibiotics & antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics save many millions of lives every year. However, the increase in resistant pathogens poses a risk to human health.
Crimean-Congo fever is a viral disease that can be fatal. The virus has not yet reached us, but its main carrier has.
7 November: European Radon Day
Radon is a radioactive noble gas that occurs in all soils. It is odourless, tasteless and colourless and is harmful to health as it can damage the cells in the lung tissue.
1st AGES Climate Day
We were looking for projects that promote climate protection or adaptation to climate change: At our Climate Day, four of the more than 30 projects submitted received awards.
Tularaemia, also known as rabbit plague, is a bacterial infectious disease. The bacteria occur naturally in hares and rodents, but can be transmitted from animals to humans.