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Human H1N1 vaccines are on their way

September 17, 2009

Veterinarians may want to get in line early to receive the H1N1 vaccines recently approved by FDA.

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DHS firm on Kansas site for bio-defense research lab

September 1, 2009

Despite a GAO report critical of its choice, the Department of Homeland Security remains committed to the Manhattan, Kan., site it chose for a new national bio-defense research laboratory and says it won't re-open the selection process.

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Veterinary, human-medicine researchers working on H1N1 diagnostic tools

August 20, 2009

Manhattan, Kan. -- Two Kansas State professors and one from Iowa State University are collaborating with a scientist at the New York State Department of Health (NYDH) on diagnostic and intervention tools for the H1N1 virus.

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Extralabel, legal, and illegal drug use in food animals (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Antibiotic selection is generally based on a range factors including tentative diagnosis, culture and sensitivity data, pharmacokinetic constraints, economics, and legality.

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Urolithiasis in small ruminants (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Urolithiasis is the most widespread and economically important urinary disease of ruminant species.

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New influenza A virus found in Canadian pig farm workers

July 11, 2009

Saskatchewan, Canada -- Canadian public health officials are investigating a new strain of influenza that has sickened two pig farm workers in Saskatchewan.

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Flu scare could spur zoonotic research

June 1, 2009

Investigators may never confirm the source of H1N1, but the outbreak lead to more research dollars.

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Iowa State lab among first to confirm H1N1 outside CDC

May 7, 2009

Ames, Iowa -- Iowa State University's Hygienic Laboratory is one of the first public health laboratories to conduct confirmatory testing for the H1N1 virus.

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'Swine' flu: Name change, pork prices and origin

May 1, 2009

National Report -- The pleading of agriculture groups against using the term "swine flu" for the new multi-species strain of swine influenza got results. Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced they would now refer to the pandemic-causing virus as influenza A/H1N1.

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