Research reduces guesswork of ape transfusions
As a newly minted zoo clinician in the early 1990s, Dr. Kathryn Gamble twice faced the possibility of transfusing gorillas.
Q fever outbreak affects people, goats in West
A Q fever outbreak affected goats on at least 16 farms in Washington and Montana and caused at least 15 human illnesses, federal
Public Health Service veterinarians work to protect people during pandemic
As people returned to the U.S. from cities with COVID-19 outbreaks, federal veterinarians helped protect them and the communities where they arrived.…
Though COVID-19 cases rare in pets, testing is available
Veterinarians can test for the COVID-19 virus in animals, but whether and when they should still remain issues. At press time in late April, only a…
Zoos, aquariums keep animals engaged during closures
Zoos and aquariums across the U.S. have closed their doors to follow physical-distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 outbreak, so the animals…
Veterinarians have been volunteering in a variety of ways to support public health and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.