Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Zika virus and animals FAQ
Can pets be reservoir hosts for Zika virus? Can dogs or other pets get Zika from humans or transmit it to them? Is there a vaccine for Zika?
Vital funding for lab network added to Farm Bill
Legislation authorizing what the AVMA believes to be much-needed funding for a national laboratory network safeguarding animal and
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…
Clavijo chosen to head National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
Dr. Alfonso Clavijo is the new director of the Department of Agriculture's National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas.
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
Researchers find antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis
Researchers have found an antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis, which is currently nearly 100 percent fatal.
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.
Recognized for excellence
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Boston, the AVMA gave awards to a number of individuals and two organizations
Marine mammals succumbing to dual-parasite infections
A National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases study identified a link between severe illness and co-infection with Sarcocystis
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Questions-and cases-mount in seal disease outbreak
A mysterious disease that's killed scores of ringed seals off the Alaskan coast since the summer may also be infecting other species of