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Convention-goers get a peek at DC Public Health Lab
Kicking off the tour was Tony Tran, PHL director and a doctor of public health, who described some of the laboratory's activities.
Commissioned Corps honors veterinarians who protected public health
The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps honored three veterinarians for work to protect and improve human and animal health.
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…
Public health careers on display for veterinary students at CDC event
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the 2019 Veterinary Student Day seminar Jan. 13-14 at its headquarters in Atlanta.
Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education
Veterinary medicine is the only profession that routinely operates at the interface of human and animal health.
Nov. 3 is One Health Day
The One Health Commission, One Health Initiative team, and One Health Platform encourage individuals and groups worldwide to
AVMA and partners host congressional briefings on One Health
The One Health concept gained ground in Washington when the AVMA and other groups hosted a pair of Capitol Hill briefings on its importance in…
Aquatic animal health and disease regulations*
Uniform and standardized approaches to formulating and implementing state, national and international regulations optimizing the health of aquatic…
National Aquatic Animal Health Plan for the United States
Formal title: Docket Number [APHIS-2008-0096] National Aquatic Animal Health Plan for the United States; Notice of Availability The Animal and…
States shift from travel health form with no one clear alternative
Fulfilling requests from clients for health forms for their pets when travelling domestically may not be as simple as it used to be
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…
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
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…
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…
African swine fever help, Pet Dental Health Month, pets in one health
Tuberculosis Eradication in Cattle and Cervids
The AVMA encourages the USDA to continue to partner with state animal health officials, federal and state animal public health officials, the cattle…
Pandemic prevention program ending after 10 years
USAID Predict led virus discovery, health training, risk education
AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
Training in foreign and emerging animal diseases
To protect public health, animal health, and food production, it is essential that all veterinarians are adequately prepared to recognize foreign…
Epidemics investigated at Smithsonian exhibition
The public will get a better sense of the factors that contribute to infectious disease epidemics in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian
Policies up for review: Your input needed
AVMA policy is powered by AVMA members. The review process for eight policies is starting, and the volunteer groups that conduct the review are…
USDA ends some brucellosis research
Animal health authorities ended a brucellosis research project in two states
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.
Grant addresses biodefense threats, outbreaks
This past June, the Department of Health and Human Services established three new centers tasked with responding to the threat
Devastating flu, ongoing harm
This past spring’s highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak was the largest animal health emergency in U.S. history