H1N1: Seeing the whole picture

Dec 02, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

News about the H1N1 influenza virus has been emerging almost daily. First confirmed in pigs, then people, the virus has made the jump to ferrets, cats, and most recently dogs. As veterinarians and veterinary team members, you're the first line of defense in many cases -- and you need to stay well yourselves.

Here we tackle the issue from every angle, offer tools for support and give you the latest updates.

News
First U.S. case of H1N1 in a dog confirmed by IDEXX
Two dogs test positive for H1N1 in China
Iowa State manufactures, ships what they say is first swine H1N1 vaccine
Swine vets asked to report H1N1 suspicions to state officials
H1N1: One year later
Get more H1N1 news

Analysis
Investigating the H1N1 threat
Interactive timeline: Tracking the H1N1 pandemic
Video: What's the significance of the first cat with H1N1?

Client communication
Talking to clients: Can my pet get H1N1?
AVMA web site answers H1N1 questions for veterinarians, pet owners

Your health in practice
6 ways to ward off H1N1 at work
Blog: H1N1 -- Real or no big deal?
Human H1N1 vaccines are on the way

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