Human Plague frequently asked questions: Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
The AVMA supports research to discover and develop safe and efficacious drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and medical devices that benefit humans and…
Use of random-source dogs and cats for research, testing, and education
The carefully controlled use of random-source dogs and cats contributes greatly to improving the health and welfare of both animals and human beings. …
Trans-Atlantic Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) Listening Session
Formal title: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to hold an informal Stakeholder Listening Session on Trans-Atlantic Task Force on
Docket 2010-29748 Recommendations from the NIH Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Working Group
Formal title: Docket Number [2010-29748] U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting of the…
Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education
The AVMA recognizes that animals have an important role in research, testing, and education for continued improvement of human and animal health and…
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
The AVMA opposes the direct sale or distribution to the consumer of unpasteurized milk or other unpasteurized dairy products.
Prohibiting extralabel use of adamantane and neuraminidase inhibitor anti-influenza drugs in poultry
Formal title: Docket Number [2006-N-0106] New Animal Drugs; Adamantane and Neuraminidase Inhibitor Anti-InfluenzaDrugs; ExtralabelAnimal Drug Use;…
Global Tracking System of Zoonotic Diseases
Formal title: American Medical Association Resolution 519, titled "Global Tracking System of Zoonotic Diseases" Action: The American…
Final comments to FDA guidance 209 - Judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs
Formal Title: [Docket Number FDA-2010-D-0094] Guidance for Industry on the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing…
Avian Influenza: Physicians
Questions and answers about avian influenza for physicians and other medical professionals.