DVM Newsmagazine


New bird flu vaccine may offer long-term protection

West LaFayette, Ind. - A vaccine that could offer protection from highly pathogenic bird flu and its evolving forms is under development by Purdue University and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) researchers.

DVM, assistants serve small Belize community

Berrysville, ark. - What started as a vacation led an Arkansas veterinary clinic to set up operations temporarily in a rural Central American town, with staff members vowing to help improve the community's animal-control methods and veterinary care.

Bonds issued to help state clinch federal lab

Topeka, Kan. - To demonstrate the state's commitment to housing a federal bio-security laboratory, the Kansas governor signed legislation to issue $105 million in bonds.

Tentative settlement reached in pet-food lawsuits

Camden, N.J. - Another chapter in the lengthy pet-food recall saga is drawing to a close with the reported settlement of more than 100 class-action lawsuits brought on behalf of pet owners in the United States and Canada.