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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2009
Ames, Iowa — While the first known cat tested positive for the H1N1influenza virus, veterinary immunologists say more research is needed to understand the risks of cat-to-cat transmission.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 25, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Ames, Iowa -- Iowa State University has developed and shipped what they say is the first H1N1 vaccine available for swine to a producer in Indiana.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 19, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) is asking veterinarians to reach out to state health officials first if they suspect an H1N1 outbreak in a swine herd.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 14, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Champaign, Ill. -- Dogs, cats, cows, horses, and now pigs. A first draft of the swine genome has been mapped, according to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 04, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
The first documented case of H1N1 flu in a cat was confirmed Nov. 4.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2009
When it comes to animal welfare, is it too late for diplomacy or have the battle lines already been drawn?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 21, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- Tests confirm that pigs at the recent Minnesota State Fair were infected with H1N1 influenza virus. They are the first swine in the country to be found with the 2009 pandemic virus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 12, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Lansing, Mich. -- Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm today signed a new animal-welfare law mandating pen sizes for veal calves, egg-laying hens and pregnant sows.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 07, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Rockville, Md. -- The 2006 Executive Report from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) was released today by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 25, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture, concerned about a perceived drop in swine disease samples from pork producers, is urging veterinarians to continue monitoring herds for a variety of diseases, including the H1N1 influenza virus.