Infection prevention and control
Social distancing as well as proper cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation measures can help prevent and control COVID-19 infection.
Research delayed, rodent populations reduced during pandemic
Universities delayed new studies this spring to reduce contact among people, including researchers and animal caregivers. Those delays often involved…
Veterinary clinics adapt to new normal
Most jurisdictions recognize veterinary practices as essential and are allowing them to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, but…
Veterinarians pledge ventilators, supplies to human medicine
Veterinarians pledged hundreds of ventilators for human use as a surge of COVID-19 cases in some areas have led to shortages as the coronavirus…
FDA sees trend of unsafe compounding labs
Food and Drug Administration authorities say they are seeing a trend of unsafe conditions in compounding laboratories.
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
Campylobacter outbreak linked with pet store dogs
A Campylobacter outbreak linked with puppies and pet stores sickened at least dozens of people and hospitalized four in 2019.
Newcastle reemerges, spreads in California
State officials blame broken quarantines, call for added biosecurity
WHO: Vaccine makes Ebola preventable
A vaccine against the most deadly strain of Ebola virus meets international agencies’ standards, giving hope it could reduce the tolls of outbreaks.
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
Texas veterinary education expanding, one way or another
Dueling initiatives on how to address veterinary needs in Texas continue to develop.
Oklahoma State cited by accreditor for deficiencies
Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Personal Protective Equipment
Personal protective equipment may be needed by veterinarians when working with patients, certain medications, laboratory specimens and substances.
COE Standard: Council approves changes to Standards of Accreditation; response to stakeholder feedback
The following message was sent on January 15, 2016 to AVMA members who have subscribed to receive the COE Standard newsletter. To receive news and…
Facing crackdown, dietary supplement companies promise changes
The Association of American Feed Control Officials unveiled a plan to help states remove unapproved dietary supplements for animals
Searching for self-replicating antimicrobials
Viruses could supplement antimicrobials, if usefulness
Veterinary academia celebrates milestone
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, whose member institutions are 49 AVMA Council on Education—accredited veterinary
Mexican school joins an elite group
The National Autonomous University of Mexico School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry has quietly gone about its business for the past 158…