Infectious Diseases

Shelter Snapshot: Infectious respiratory disease in animal shelters

The widening geography of pet travel has increased an already significant problem in animal shelters and other veterinary facilities that house commingled animals. Here’s the latest.

Exploring human drug for feline coronavirus

To set the stage for probing the human anti-malaria drug mefloquine as an agent for combatting feline corona- and caliciviruses, researchers map out its pharmacokinetic profile in cats.

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.