Vaccine protects foals against Rhodococcus equi
Researchers have developed a vaccine that protects foals against infection with Rhodococcus equi,
US to miss foodborne disease reduction goals
Numbers of confirmed illnesses in humans resulting from common foodborne pathogens have risen or remained level for several years, putting the U.S. on…
Cat transmits TB to humans in UK
Two United Kingdom residents developed tuberculosis after contact with a domesticated cat infected with Mycobacterium bovis
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…
CWD spreading, sometimes long before discovery
About four in 10 wild cervids are infected with CWD in areas of Colorado, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The always-fatal prion disease also can simmer…
The AVMA supports the sustained commitment of all responsible state and federal agencies to continue appropriate and timely actions to control and
Deadly pneumonia traced to domestic sheep
New research claims to settle the controversial and long-running debate over whether domestic sheep can infect bighorn sheep with the
African swine fever eradication may depend on climate
Eradicating African swine fever in European boars may require a mix of culling and carcass removal, depending on climate conditions, according to a…
Human-to-animal COVID-19 spread not common
Positive test results for the COVID-19 virus in a small number of animals have drawn a large amount of attention. Still, current evidence indicates…
Guarding against an outbreak, expecting its arrival
Swine veterinarians describe their efforts to guard against African swine fever, a devastating viral disease spreading among domestic and wild pigs in…
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…
Newcastle reemerges, spreads in California
State officials blame broken quarantines, call for added biosecurity
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
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.
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…
Idaho finds plague in domestic cats
The Idaho Division of Public Health identified Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, in six domestic cats in mid-2016.
Baylisascaris monograph available from USGS
Baylisascaris monograph was recently published through the U.S. Geological Survey.
Salmonellosis unchanged, other illnesses decline
The incidence of Salmonella-related illness has been nearly level since the mid-1990s, despite a one-fifth decrease in the overall rate of
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Searching for self-replicating antimicrobials
Viruses could supplement antimicrobials, if usefulness
Finding risks in a flood of genetic data
Faster, cheaper genome sequencing is helping public health researchers identify the risks of drug resistance and medical treatment failure.