Infectious Diseases

Pandemics: Beyond “women and children first”

A One Health expert outlines the many factors involved in determining who will receive a vaccine and urges us—for the time being—to keep calm and mask on.

A roadmap for antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary practice

A team from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine has released a free, first-of-its-kind handbook on antimicrobial stewardship for companion animal veterinary clinics.

Dr. Fauci addresses AVMA conference attendees

Closing the AVMA virtual conference late last month, Dr. Anthony Fauci updated attendees about COVID-19 and thanked them for the work they do to promote animal and human health.

Rabies laws: What you need to know

Veterinarians have an essential role in protecting public health through rabies vaccination, but laws surrounding rabies vaccination and exposure vary across the United States. Here’s what to know.

News wrap-up: Feline neutering, drug DISCO, rabies, and more

Top headlines of the week: State VMAs endorse Feline Fix by Five Months, rabies update, drug DISCO, and The Vet Blast Podcast with guest Steve Dale.