December 01, 2009

The U.S. Agency for International Development announced Oct. 22 the start of its Emerging Pandemic Threats program, a five-pronged approach to preparing the world for emerging infectious diseases. It builds on the agency's long-standing programs in disease surveillance, training, and outbreak response.

Veterinary Community

Ewan D.S. Wolff, PhD, a vertebrate paleontologist and third-year veterinary student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the lead author for a report suggesting that smooth-edge, erosive lesions often found on Tyrannosaurus rex mandibles were caused by a Trichomonas gallinae-like protozoan.

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