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Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic marks the third novel coronavirus outbreak of the 21st century. Unlike the viruses that cause severe acute respiratory syndrome…
AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
What do you need to know about coronavirus?
The new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has public health officials on high alert across the United States. The AVMA is collecting information about…
Congressmen call for public health coordination amid coronavirus outbreak
As coronavirus infections spread, veterinarians in Congress stress that the outbreak shows the need for coordinated health planning among federal…
Viruses found in confiscated primate meat
Samples of primate meat confiscated at U.S. airports contained viruses that can cause disease in humans, according to a recent
Global project aims to identify viral threats
A 10-year virus identification project starting this year could identify most viruses with potential to cause disease in humans.
Discovery may lead to new rabies vaccines
Researchers have reportedly found a way to prevent the rabies virus from shutting down vital defense responses in the immune system.
Researchers look for IBDV–avian flu link
A million-dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping a coalition of international researchers better understand how infectious…
Pre-empting zoonotic disease threats
A multimillion-dollar Defense Department grant is helping veterinary researchers predict the emergence of highly pathogenic zoonotic viruses and…
2018 elected AAAS fellows include veterinary faculty
Seven faculty at U.S. veterinary colleges are among 417 fellows chosen this past year by the American Association for the Advancement of Science,
Dr. Teller is currently creating the teaching hospital's telehealth program,
Academics honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognized the 2018 recipients of four awards during its Annual Conference March 2-4 in…
Research symposium inspires with one-health success stories
The 2016 Merial–National Institutes of Health National Veterinary Scholars Symposium took place July 28-31 at The Ohio State University.
UC-Davis veterinarians identify new raccoon polyomavirus
Rare brain tumors emerging among raccoons in Northern California and Oregon may be linked to a previously unidentified virus discovered by a
Kocan honored for tick-borne disease research
The Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases
Mississippi State creates host-pathogen interaction center
Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health
Finding viruses, identifying risks
Dennis Carroll, PhD, said identifying and cataloging the estimated half-million viruses with zoonotic potential would cost less than
A glimmer of hope for a fatal feline disease
Controlling risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis is difficult, while new antiviral drugs show great promise
Villagers had rabies antibodies without vaccination
Villagers in Peru have survived exposure to rabies virus and developed antibodies without vaccination, according to an article published
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
New guidance for pets exposed to rabies
New guidance in this issue of the JAVMA advises that cats and dogs that are exposed to rabies and are overdue for a vaccine can
The next generation of veterinary research
Even though Dr. Peter C. Doherty is the only veterinarian to ever receive the Nobel Prize
Vaccine developed to prevent Hendra virus infection
A long-awaited vaccine against a deadly zoonotic infectious disease in Australia became available Nov. 1.
Circovirus in Dogs FAQ
This page answers pet owners' common questions about the recently discovered canine circovirus and its possible role in disease in dogs.