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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 30, 2002
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Washington-The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced it will provide an additional $4 million to states hardest hit by the West Nile virus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2002
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Manhattan, Kan.-A Kansas State University (KSU) molecular biologist wants to improve the method of diagnosis for ehrlichiosis.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2002
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Ames, Iowa-Although there are no documented cases of Nipah virus in the United States, it doesn't discount the virus' potential to cause lethal disease in humans and swine here.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2002
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Exposure to methamphetamine can enhance up to 15 times the expression of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) in tissue-cultured brain cells from cats, according to research performed at The Ohio State University (OSU).
Jun 01, 2002
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Horses, wild birds serve as biggest hosts for viral transmission from mosquitoes
Jun 01, 2002
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Disease transmission from animals to humans on the increase especially among immunocompromised people
Jun 01, 2002
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Diagnostic testing can often be confusing, use reliable resources for accurate diagnosis
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 17, 2002
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Baton Rouge, La.-Researchers at Louisiana State University (LSU) are investigating whether horses' exposure to influenza virus would reduce the risk of developing recurring airway obstruction (RAO) disease.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 17, 2002
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Washington, D.C. - West Nile virus has descended upon the nation's Capitol for the fourth consecutive season.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2002
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Richmond, Va.-The National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians recently released the 2002 version of the Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control.
May 01, 2002
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Fort Dodge Animal Health announces it has received a license from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to produce the first vaccine for feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). The dual-subtype vaccine should be available this summer.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2002
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Ithaca, N.Y.-An eye disease that struck eastern house finches in Maryland in 1994 may help expand scientists' understanding of a number of epidemic diseases in humans, animals and plants.
Apr 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
West Lafayette, Ind. - Purdue University research is providing clues on how viruses infect cells. The study took a detailed look at a syringe-like structure designed to inject viral DNA into a host cell, and the results reveal "a unique and complex entry scheme for viruses," the university reports.
Apr 01, 2002
Experts predict the severity of vector-borne diseases, fleas and ticks will be a mixed bag in 2002 with the continuing spread of West Nile Virus still the biggest threat.
Apr 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Fort Dodge Animal Health announces it has developed a Web site and a client information brochure that provide the latest information on West Nile Virus