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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 07, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Atlanta - 9/7/07 - The first-ever World Rabies Day - an international effort to raise awareness about the risks of rabies - kicks off tomorrow, Sept. 8. The event aims to heighten understanding of the impact of human and animal rabies, while encouraging prevention to help avoid more than 55,000 rabies-related deaths that are estimated to occur each year.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2007
Atlanta, Ga. — World Rabies Day, originally designated for Sept. 8 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will be extended through several weeks to include global events with the shared goal of raising international awareness, education and disease prevention.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
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Springfield, Mo. — Almost 200 cats were euthanized at the Southwest Missouri Humane Society (SMHS) after a suspected outbreak of the fast-spreading killer strain of calicivirus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
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National Report — Canine and avian influenza are the focus of a research partnership between the Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) and American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). The goal: Preventing the viruses from becoming internatioal pandemics.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
Please review influenza in animals
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2007
A 1-year-old castrated male domestic shorthaired cat was presented for evaluation of a 10-day history of lethargy, anorexia, decreased water consumption, and apparent discomfort.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2007
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Madison, Wis. — A University of Wisconsin-Madison veterinary school virologist was recognized for his research on how influenza viruses replicate and the genetic contributors to virulence.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2007
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Richmond, Va.— State veterinary officials quarantined six farms in northern Virginia that could have come in contact with a horse infected with equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2007
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Raleigh, N.C. — Rabies cases in North Carolina rose 13.5 percent in 2006 and 13 already have been identified this year, officials with the North Carolina Division of Public Health report.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2007
Canine rickettsial infections are important causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2007
The test proved to be accurate, easy and cost-effective. But further documentation is needed.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2007
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Orlando, Fla.— Fort Dodge Animal Health reports it received licensure of CaliciVaxâ„¢, the only vaccine licensed and proven effective against the deadly virulent systemic feline calicivirus (VS-FCV), which has emerged in the United States.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 25, 2007
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MADISON, WI - 1/25/07 - In a study of nonhuman primates infected with the influenza virus that killed 50 million people in 1918, an international team of scientists found a critical clue to how the virus killed so quickly and efficiently.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2007
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Schaumburg, Ill. — Reported rabies cases dropped in 2005, according to a report in the December Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 05, 2006
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Auburn, ALA. - 12/05/2006 - An Auburn University veterinary professor, in collaboration with researchers at Vaxin Inc. of Birmingham, has developed the first in ovo vaccine to protect chickens against avian influenza.