The article “AVMA Convention canceled because of pandemic,” in the June 1, 2020, issue of JAVMA News, made a mistake about the date of when a previous convention was canceled. It was the 1874 meeting of the AVMA that was canceled because of a mistake on notices about the date of the meeting.
The article “Heartworm prevalent in South, expanding in other hot spots,” in the Aug. 1, 2020, issue of JAVMA News, misattributed a statement to Dr. Chris Duke, president of the American Heartworm Society. Dr. Doug Carithers, AHS vice president, said the organization’s survey shows declines in infections in the West, an effect of drought on mosquito populations.
The article “WSAVA targets veterinary wellness,” in the Aug. 1, 2020, issue of JAVMA News, incorrectly identified psychologist Nienke Edenburgh as having an MD. She holds a PhD.