Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued its first conditional license for a pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine for swine to Pfizer Animal Health. The vaccine is intended to protect pigs from developing the virus.
National Report -- While the death toll of H1N1-infected domestic cats continues to rise, officials at Safari West Wildlife Preserve in Santa Rosa, Calif., have announced that a cheetah caught the pandemic virus last month.
Washington -- The National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP) is undergoing some changes, which will affect most veterinarians in terms of the continuing education they must earn and how their accreditation is renewed.
Miami Gardens, Fla. -- Calder Race Course officials have lifted the quarantine on one barn that began Dec. 3, but are keeping three other barns closed because of a horse that tested positive for equine herpes virus (EHV-1).