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A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine investigating the transmission of a live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) found that vaccinated pigs can only spread low levels of influenza A to non-vaccinated pigs — through both direct and indirect contact — for up to six days after vaccination. These findings can help direct vaccination protocols against influenza A to maximize virus control on swine farms. Influenza A virus is one of the most important respiratory viruses affecting pig health today.
The DNIC is proud to recognize a few individuals involved with equine or large animals via veterinary medicine, sportsmanship, or husbandry.
A recent Ebola preparedness assessment completed by researchers at the University of Minnesota and Africa One Health University Network (AFROHUN) helped Uganda identify gaps in its health care system and worker readiness for an outbreak in the Kasese and Rubirizi districts of southwestern Uganda. Ebola constitutes one of the biggest public health threats in human history. On average, 50 percent of the individuals who contract the virus die.
Laura K. Molgaard, DVM, has been named to lead the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine as its next dean, effective June 21, 2021.Read More...
Interventional radiology offers alternative to traditional surgery and opens new treatment avenues for patientsRead More...
Veterinary students gain valuable communication skills as helpline call takersRead More...