Modelling of ancient fossil movement reveals step in the evolution of posture in dinosaur and crocodile ancestors
Scientists from the University of Bristol and the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) used three-dimensional computer modelling to investigate the hindlimb of Euparkeria capensis – a small reptile that lived in the Triassic Period 245 million years ago – and inferred that it had a “ mosaic ” of functions in locomotion. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, International, Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Scientists reveal details about the first cat infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Spain
(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) The IRTA-CReSA coronavirus research team, alongside researchers from IrsiCaixa, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and veterinarians from a veterinary hospital near Barcelona publish in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) the results of postoperative analyzes of COVID-19 positive cat necropsy. The study confirms that cats can become infected with SARS-CoV-2 without it affecting their health because they generate an effective immune response against the virus and cannot transmit it to humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tracking the working dogs of 9/11
(University of Pennsylvania) A study of search and rescue dogs led by the School of Veterinary Medicine showed little difference in longevity or cause of death between dogs at the disaster site and dogs in a control group. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Morris Animal Foundation awards nearly $1M in grants for new studies for equine health
(Morris Animal Foundation) Morris Animal Foundation, a leader in advancing animal health, has awarded nearly $1 million in large animal health research grants, supporting 14 projects. The studies will help veterinary scientists improve the well-being of horses through improved prevention and treatment of numerous health challenges, including eye cancer, heart arrhythmias and risks for injury from air transport. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Equine Ciclesonide Inhalation Spray is FDA-Approved
Includes an ergonomic handle and dosing lever for ease of user handling Offers nostril adaptor that fits inside the nostril of the horse, allowing them to easily inhale the medicated mist into their lungs Ideal for horses with severe equine asthmaThis story is related to the following:Veterinary Medicines (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - September 16, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Slower growing chickens experience higher welfare, commercial scale study finds
Slower growing broiler chickens are healthier and have more fun than conventional breeds of birds, new evidence from an independent commercial scale farm trial has shown. The study carried out by researchers from FAI Farms, the University of Bristol and The Norwegian University of Life Sciences, is published today [16 September], in Scientific Reports. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

Stopping the spread of coronavirus in universities
As universities prepare to welcome students back, infectious disease modelling experts at the University of Bristol have conducted a rapid review and developed a new epidemic model which contributed to evidence considered by SAGE to assess the effectiveness of different interventions that could stop the spread of Sars-CoV-2 in a university setting. The findings, published on the preprint server medRxiv, provides the sector with recommendations to help reduce the risk for students, staff and the wider community. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol Vet School announces new equine clinical rotation teaching partnership with CVS Group
A new educational partnership for equine clinical rotation teaching has been announced by the University of Bristol Veterinary School (BVS) and CVS Group. Starting this autumn, final-year undergraduate veterinary students will benefit from a structured clinical rotation placement in a number of commercial equine clinics operated by CVS. The student experience is in addition to other first opinion and charity clinical rotations that are operated by the School through Langford Vets. This new model will allow vet students access to a wide equine caseload in the authentic learning environment of busy clinical practices as part...
Source: University of Bristol news - September 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

Veterinary college team IDs gene that drives ovarian cancer
(Cornell University) scientists at the College of Veterinary Medicine have collaborated on a study that pinpoints which specific genes drive - or delay - high-grade serious ovarian carcinoma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New drug could stop deadly superbug, save tens of thousands of lives
(Purdue University) A pair of Purdue University researchers from the College of Pharmacy and the College of Veterinary Medicine developed small molecules to combat deadly, drug-resistant enterococcus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Savvy Holistic Health dba Holistic Healthy Pet - 610273 - 08/25/2020
Unapproved New Animal Drug Products (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 8, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Veterinary Medicine Source Type: news

First Clone of Endangered Przewalski ’s Horse Born in Conservation Effort to Save the Species
The first successfully cloned endangered Przewalski’s horse was born on Aug. 6 in a veterinary facility in Texas, San Diego Zoo Global announced on Friday. The horse was cloned from DNA of a male Przewalski’s horse cryopreserved by the zoo in 1980. Przewalski’s horses are “critically endangered” animals that are found in Mongolia, per Smithsonian’s National Zoo. They’re considered the last species of “truly wild horses” and are “distant cousins” of modern day domestic horses, having likely split from a common ancestor around 500,000 years ago, per the Smiths...
Source: TIME: Science - September 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Djibouti: U.S., Djiboutian Veterinarians Partner to Treat Local Livestock
[Africom] Staff Sgt. Dana Cable Djibouti -- Veterinary care and welfare for animals is essential throughout rural villages of Djibouti, where animals are interconnected with residents' livelihoods. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How Science is Revolutionizing the World of Dog Training
I was about a month into raising a new border collie puppy, Alsea, when I came to an embarrassing realization: my dog had yet to meet a Black person. This was worrying for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that it forced me to admit I have next to zero Black friends in Portland, Ore. Also, I’d read several books on raising a dog, and they all agree on at least one thing: proper socialization of a puppy, especially during the critical period from eight to 20 weeks, means introducing her to as many people as I possibly could. Not just people, but diverse people: people with beards and sunglasses; people we...
Source: TIME: Science - August 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Winston Ross Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Covid-19's surprising fallout: overwhelmed veterinary clinics
More people are staying home and adopting pets or noticing something wrong with Fido and Fifi. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Covid-19's surprising fallout: overwhelmed veterinary clinics
More people are staying home and adopting pets or noticing something wrong with Fido and Fifi. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Drugs, dogs, and driving: the potential for year-round thermal stress in UK vehicles - Carter AJ, Hall EJ, Connolly SL, Russell ZF, Mitchell K.
BACKGROUND: Dogs are regularly transported or housed in vehicles, with guidelines for housing dogs suggesting that the ambient temperature should be maintained between 15 °C and 24°C. Veterinary drugs are routinely stored and carried in vehicles providing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Quarantine is driving a surge in pet ownership. Meet the vet who runs the region's pet blood bank.
Welcome to Off the Beat, a weekly Q&A with a local business person doing something a little different. Have an idea or pitch that reflects some unusual business activity? Email mneibauer@bizjournals.com. Dr. Melanie Galanis, a veterinarian, is medical director at the North American Veterinary Blood Bank in Bristow and owner of Artemis Veterinary Emergency& Specialty Services. She has seen big growth in pet ownership of late and a growing demand for blood donations. Can you quantify the need,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michael Neibauer Source Type: news

Clear will and capacity to help emergency care in crisis
(University of Gothenburg) Operators beyond the confines of conventional emergency healthcare are willing and able to assist in a crisis, a University of Gothenburg study shows. Hotels, schools, and veterinary clinics are among those ready for inclusion in a crisis preparedness system, to enable emergency healthcare to be scaled up with the utmost speed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vetsource Home Delivery Expands Catalog to Include Specialty Food,...
Innovative veterinary service company expands online catalog beyond prescription food and medications, further elevating veterinarians as the pet owner’s preferred source for both products and...(PRWeb August 11, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/vetsource_home_delivery_expands_catalog_to_include_specialty_food_treats_pet_supplies_and_more/prweb17296633.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A quarter of puppies are taken from their mothers prematurely
One in four people acquired their puppies before the advised age of eight weeks old, according to new findings from Dogs Trust's pioneering dog welfare study 'Generation Pup'. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

A Rare Economic Bright Spot in the U.S. Health System: The Vet ’s Office
Usually during an economic downturn, people tend to spend less on health care for pets. This time, the opposite is happening. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Veterinary Medicine Quarantine (Life and Culture) Pets Dogs Cats Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Recession and Depression Finances United States Source Type: news

New Life International - 609499 - 07/21/2020
Unapproved Chloroquine Phosphate Product (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 4, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Veterinary Medicine Source Type: news

Fishman Chemical of North Carolina, LLC - 609362 - 07/21/2020
Unapproved New Animal Drug Products (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 4, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Veterinary Medicine Source Type: news

New published study from K-State virologists identifies potential COVID-19 treatment
(Kansas State University) Yunjeong Kim and Kyeong-Ok 'KC' Chang, virologists in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, have published a study showing a possible therapeutic treatment for COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Current operational model for veterinary care in large animal shelters during disasters - Dieckmann HG, Costa LRR, Madigan JE.
Standardization of operating guidelines for veterinary care in evacuation and emergency animal shelters is imperative for an organized response and to facilitate treatment and prevention of medical conditions stemming from the effects of a disaster and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

New Head of Bristol Vet School appointed
Professor Tim Parkin, a Bristol alum and specialist in population medicine within the European College of Veterinary Public Health, has been appointed as the new Head of the Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol. Professor Parkin will take up the role on 9 November 2020. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Staff notices; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

How Koalas With an S.T.D. Could Help Humanity
When it comes to finding a vaccine for chlamydia, the world ’s most common sexually transmitted infection, koalas may prove a key ally. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel E. Gross Tags: Chlamydia Koalas Animals Sexually Transmitted Diseases Endangered and Extinct Species Antibiotics Vaccination and Immunization Bacteria Veterinary Medicine Queensland (Australia) your-feed-science Source Type: news

Researchers make first steps toward a cure for HIV
Researchers have developed a way to pull HIV out of the latent reservoir making the virus visible to the immune system and providing the potential to be killed by treatment. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

UN Chief Warns of Deadly Germs as Potential Bioterrorist Weapons
Credit: United NationsBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jul 8 2020 (IPS) The coronavirus—which has claimed the lives of over 538,000 people and infected more than 11.6 million worldwide—has destabilized virtually every facet of human life ever since its outbreak in late December. Providing a grim economic scenario of the devastation caused by the pandemic– including rising poverty, hunger and unemployment– UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned last week of the possibility of an even worse disaster: the risks of bioterrorist attacks deploying deadly germs. He said it has already shown some of the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Armed Conflicts Featured Global Global Geopolitics Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Researchers to investigate social contact and physical distancing behaviours during COVID-19
It is known that coronavirus spreads between close contacts. Researchers at the University of Bristol are investigating social contact patterns and physical distancing behaviours to help understand how the virus spreads. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School, Institutes, Ins Source Type: news

Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to 'stunned' meat, survey suggests
A significant number of British Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to meat from stunned animals, if they were reassured that some forms of stunning are compatible with Halal rules, suggest the results of a survey published in Vet Record this week. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

ClientEd Surpasses 230 Pet Medication Handouts to Help California...
To help California veterinary practices easily comply with Lizzie’s Law (Section 4829.5 of the Business and Professions Code), LifeLearn Animal Health’s client education resource, ClientEd, now has...(PRWeb June 15, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/cliented_surpasses_230_pet_medication_handouts_to_help_california_veterinarians_easily_comply_with_lizzies_law/prweb17191712.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: How the Man-Made Chemical, Nonylphenol, Hampers the Growth of Fresh Produce
[The Conversation Africa] Nonylphenol is a man-made chemical used in a wide variety of agricultural, food, industry and household products. A detergent-like substance, its main purpose is to make plastics more pliable and liquids more spreadable, and to accelerate foam development in cleaning agents. It's a component of cleaning agents, paints, adhesives, pesticides, veterinary medical products, concrete, metal working products and plastics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Deadly bacterial infection in pigs deciphered
(University of Bern) New-born piglets often die painfully from infection with an intestinal bacterium. A team of researchers from 3 faculties at the University of Bern has now discovered how the bacterium causes fatal intestinal bleeding. They have thus made a breakthrough in veterinary research. Promising prospects for vaccinations and medications for use in humans too have now opened up. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 4, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Expansion plans on pause for veterinary clinic after Covid-19 forces owner to dip into savings
Cherri Trusheim and her team of 80 veterinarians, technicians and office staff gathered for breakfast and a routine all-staff meeting at a private event space six blocks from her Capitol Hill veterinary clinic. It was 7:50 a.m. on March 5. By the end of the day, 70 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and 11 people had died from it in Washington. It was around this time that Covid-19 landed on Trusheim’s radar. When Gov. Jay Inslee restricted groups to fewer than 50 a little more than a week… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Expansion plans on pause for veterinary clinic after Covid-19 forces owner to dip into savings
Urban Animal veterinary clinic had plans to expand. Then suddenly it was using its working capital to stay alive. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Don't abandon us, we don't transmit coronavirus, say Cairo dogs and cats
The doggies and kitties of a Cairo veterinary clinic have an important message, and they are taking it to the internet. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Two anti-inflammatory drugs found that inhibit the replication of the COVID-19 virus
(Universitat Rovira i Virgili) Researchers at the URV have used computer techniques to analyse whether 6,466 drugs authorized by various drug agencies for both human and veterinary use could be used to inhibit the M-pro enzyme. The study demonstrates that a human and a veterinary anti-inflammatory drug - Carprofen and Celecoxib - inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the virus responsible for COVID-19. The results of the work have been validated by the initiative COVIDMoonshot. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 27, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

To prevent a second coronavirus wave, we need to look beyond the R number | Rowland Kao
Outbreaks don ’t follow a straightforward pattern. To minimise risk, we must limit mass gatherings and deploy proper testingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs the UK begins to ease lockdown restrictions, attention has turned to the prospect of asecond wave of coronavirus cases. In Germany, where shops and restaurants have tentatively reopened,the reproduction numberR has risen to 1.1. In Seoul, a recent outbreak of at least 170 infections has been linked to five bars and nightclubs. Even in South Korea, one of the most successful countries at controlling the virus, there ’s no ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rowland Kao Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science UK news Technology Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Plan For Reopening Massachusetts Schools Expected ‘ In The Weeks To Come ’
BOSTON (CBS) – Though Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced plans for the state’s phased coronavirus reopening on Monday, it is not yet clear in what capacity schools will reopen in the fall. State officials said details about how school buildings can reopen will be shared “in the weeks to come.” Read: Massachusetts Plan For Reopening All school buildings in Massachusetts have been closed since March. Baker initially said that schools would be closed through April 7, but later extended his order through May 4, and then again through the end of the academic year. Related: Here’s How Massac...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Education Health schools Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Gov. Charlie Baker Massachusetts Schools Source Type: news

Coronavirus Leads to Nosedive in Remittances in Latin America
Remittances now account for an important portion of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean and support millions of families, so the drop in this source of income is shaking the economies of many countries and deepening poverty in the region. CREDIT: World BankBy Humberto MárquezCARACAS, May 18 2020 (IPS) Remittances that support millions of households in Latin America and the Caribbean have plunged as family members lose jobs and income in their host countries, with entire families sliding back into poverty, as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis and global economic recession. The region will receive a projected...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Source Type: news

Fight for survival puts veterinarian ’s plans on pause
Patient volume dropped off by as much as 60%. Now this veterinary clinic is back at pre-Covid-19 staffing levels. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

CONSUMERS: Be cautious of websites and stores selling products claiming to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure #COVID19. Products for veterinary use, “ for research only, ” or otherwise not for human consumption have not been evaluated by FDA for human safety. https://go.usa.gov/xvG8G   pic.twitter.com/pC1LVU1L8u
CONSUMERS: Be cautious of websites and stores selling products claiming to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure #COVID19. Products for veterinary use, “for research only,” or otherwise not for human consumption have not been evaluated by FDA for human safety. https://go.usa.gov/xvG8G  pic.twitter.com/pC1LVU1L8u (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDA_ORA) Source Type: news

A look at the incidence and risk factors for dog bites in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, USA - Hasoon BC, Shipp AE, Hasoon J.
This study examined the incidence, demographic predictors, and map patterns of dog bites to humans in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, USA. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Dog bites reported to Harris County Veterinary Public Health (HCVPH) between... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Animal Health International Sentenced on Federal Misbranding Charge
FDA OCI, Colorado, Rx drugs, prescription drugs, veterinary drugs, misbranded drugs, Patterson Companies, NPA, non-prosecution agreement, forfeiture, $5 million fine, probation, food supply, Marlin Webb, Billy Groce, Hillsville VA (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 5, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Veterinary Clinics Treating Companion Animals During the COVID-19 Response
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 5/3/2020. This interim guidance is for veterinarians and their staff who may be treating or advising on companion animal medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterinary facilities have unique characteristics that warrant unique infection control considerations. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two Cats Are First U.S. Pets to Test Positive for Coronavirus
The animals appear to have mild symptoms and likely caught the virus from their owners. And there ’s no evidence pets can pass it to humans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: Tigers Cats Tests (Medical) Pets Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Veterinary Medicine Agriculture Department your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

2 New York Cats Become the First U.S. Pets to Test Positive for Coronavirus
(NEW YORK) — Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases in companion animals in the United States, federal officials said Wednesday. The cats, which had mild respiratory illnesses and are expected to recover, are thought to have contracted the virus from people in their households or neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The finding, which comes after coronavirus cases in some tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo, adds to a small number of confirmed cases of the virus in animals wo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Peltz / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

India Sees Coronavirus Threat to Fragile Population: Tigers
The country is home to most of the world ’s wild tigers, and wildlife authorities announced steps to protect them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gloria Dickie Tags: India Tigers Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) National Tiger Conservation Authority (India) Animal Behavior Conservation of Resources Endangered and Extinct Species Veterinary Medicine your-feed-science Source Type: news