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AAHA issues guidelines on infection control
Hospital-acquired infections are an ongoing battle for health care facilities in both human and veterinary medicine.
Speaker: Animal hospitals must practice infection control
Dr. Pantaleon presented three sessions on biosecurity—and infection control—during a daylong track at the annual meeting of the
Drug-resistant bacteria hurt more people than previously reported
Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria sicken more people than previously reported, although improved infection controls are reducing deaths, according to a…
No evidence pets can become ill with COVID-19 virus as it surges in US
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials see no evidence that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in people sickens pets or can spread to…
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…
COVID-19: Resources for shelters, food animal veterinarians
Two new AVMA resources provide practical guidance for animal shelter personnel and food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minimizing COVID-19 exposure and social distancing in practice
This practical flowchart helps veterinary teams support social distancing and minimize COVID-19 exposure while providing needed care to patients.
Minimizing COVID-19 exposure: Social distancing in practice
A new case management flow chart provides practical guidance to manage clinical cases while implementing social distancing to minimize COVID-19…
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.
Newcastle reemerges, spreads in California
State officials blame broken quarantines, call for added biosecurity
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
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.
Compendium of veterinary standard precautions for zoonotic disease prevention in veterinary personnel
The AVMA recognizes as a resource the Compendium of Veterinary Standard Precautions for Zoonotic Disease Prevention in Veterinary Personnel which…
Rapid response reduces spread of drug resistance
Aggressive containment of emerging antimicrobial-resistant pathogens can reduce risks they will spread in health care facilities,
Small animal veterinarians may come under scrutiny for antimicrobial use
Antimicrobial use by small animal veterinarians may come under scrutiny by governmental agencies and the public
Study models FMD vaccine strategies
Findings of a recent study indicate that, in a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, vaccinating susceptible animals living in a broad
CDC warns of need for proper medical device handling
Following reports of lapses, federal health officials warned that health care facilities need to properly maintain, clean,
Local action can reduce global threat
Dr. Andrew Clark said antimicrobial resistance is a global problem of increasing severity.
Hurt at work
People working in the veterinary services profession were the second most likely to have nonfatal work-related injuries in 2016,
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
FAO: H5N1 resurgence possible
International animal health authorities urged caution and preparedness in response to indications that highly pathogenic avian
National surveillance for zoonotic infectious diseases
AVMA policy on surveillance for zoonotic infectious diseases.
Maine imposes emergency rules regarding salmon virus
Maine imposes emergency rules regarding salmon virus The infectious salmon anemia virus has been identified in 12…
WVC marks 90th, program in infectious disease launched
Since 1928, WVC has provided continuing education to veterinary professionals.
APHIS may change swine disease programs
A proposal from federal animal health officials would have states develop swine health plans as part of a national program to