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October 15, 2019

African swine fever (ASF), a contagious disease in pigs and wild boars, has been spreading across the Caucasus region, Europe, and Asia since 2007—since the 2018 outbreak in China, the country has slaughtered an estimated 1,170,000 animals.

October 9, 2019

The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) hosted its annual Points of Pride Research Day on October 2, which celebrated the College’s research program and honored faculty, fellows, students, and research partners who contribute to the advancement of biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine. 

October 7, 2019

Emily Barrell, DVM, MSc, DACVIM, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the CVM, wants Midwestern and Minnesota horse owners to know the facts about Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).

September 30, 2019

Identifying transmission routes of diseases and estimating disease-associated mortality among wildlife presents scientists with many challenges. A team of researchers led by Meggan Craft, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, recently conducted research on feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) using novel methods to access this previously elusive information. FIV is a lentivirus, similar to human immunodeficiency virus.

September 17, 2019

Sarah Penn, senior veterinary technician and patient care coordinator at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) was recently awarded the Charlotte Striebel Equity Award from the U of M’s Women’s Center. She will be honored at the Women’s Center’s annual Celebrating Changemakers event on October 17. 

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