African swine fever confirmed in Haiti
African swine fever has emerged in Haiti, the second Caribbean country to develop infections this year, behind the neighboring Dominican Republic.
Recombinant vaccine could reduce paratuberculosis spread
A vaccine in development could help reduce the spread of paratuberculosis, a common chronic disease on dairies, according to recent study results.
Technology advances bring new vaccine options
Michael Roof, PhD, chief technology officer at Iowa State University, will deliver a lecture at 4-4:50 p.m. CDT today on recent federal policy changes…
COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination
Understand COVID-19 vaccines and rollout plans, and download tools to help prepare your veterinary team.
Federal veterinarians deliver thousands of COVID vaccines
Veterinarians were among members of federal teams of health professionals deployed earlier this year to Wisconsin and Kentucky to vaccinate thousands…
Vaccines are products designed to stimulate protective immune responses in pets and prepare them to fight future infections from disease-causing…
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
Veterinarians as COVID-19 vaccinators
Understand the conditions that must be met for veterinarians and veterinary students to administer COVID-19 vaccines to people and for liability…
Questions/answers about vaccination: What are vaccines? Why are they important? Are there risks associated with vaccinations?
Vaccines protect patients by providing a level of resistance to a disease beyond their innate immune status. Each aspect of vaccine efficacy and…
Brief Description: In April 2011, the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) alerted the AVMA to an improper…
AVMA Brochures: What you should know about Canine DistemperWhat you should know about Canine ParvovirusWhat you should know about Feline…
COVID vaccine an immunological moonshot
Developing and distributing a vaccine for a novel coronavirus that has killed more than a million people globally has the potential of becoming the…
FAQ: COVID-19 vaccination
Get answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination.
USDA develops candidate African swine fever vaccine
A federal research team reported progress toward creating a commercial vaccine against the devastating African swine fever virus.
COVID-19 vaccine flyer 2021
USDA developing H5 vaccine
Federal agriculture researchers are developing a poultry-use vaccine against the highly pathogenic H5 influenza strains that have
Free webinars shine light on African swine fever
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is hosting a series of free webinars every day next…
Improved Vaccine Labeling
Formal title: USDA Veterinary Services Memorandum Draft Number - 336: Electronic Freedom of Information Act Involving Veterinary Biological…
Veterinary students, faculty members administer COVID-19 vaccines
A number of veterinary students, residents, and faculty and staff members at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine were trained to…
People ingesting veterinary-use ivermectin in attempts to prevent, cure COVID-19
Health authorities are again warning people not to consume veterinary-use ivermectin products as poison control centers receive a surge in calls about…
COVID-19 surveillance study ongoing at wildlife rehabilitation center
A study at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota is investigating the efficacy of a surveillance system for detecting asymptomatic…
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