Infectious Diseases

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.

Rabies: Making a dent in a deadly global problem

Rabies is the deadliest zoonotic disease, yet somehow it is also neglected. Learn how two organizations are giving the virus the attention it deserves—even as the world focuses on a certain other virus.