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Why Feline Infectious Peritonitis is no longer fatal
During this interview at the Fetch dvm360® conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, DABVP (Feline Practice), explains what FIP is, plus why it is no longer deadly for cats.
In this dvm360® interview, Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, DABVP (Feline Practice), describes how Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) develops in cats. Plus, she shares how this disease has been fatal in cats until recently with the emergence COVID-19 drugs used to treat humans posing as a viable solution.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.
Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, DABVP (Feline Practice): FIP [Feline Infectious Peritonitis] is a coronavirus that mutates from a harmless coronavirus into one that up until recently has been fatal. It causes terrible illness in cats, and has been a problem . . . and universally fatal until recently.