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2009-09-14 15:42:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an op-ed by Ron DeHaven DVM, MBA, CEO and Executive Vice President, American Veterinary Medical Association, Former Administrator, U.S.

2009-09-13 13:11:59

Four of the 12 children ailing as a result of an E.

2009-08-10 17:07:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seeing animals up close is an integral part of experiencing the state and county fairs that take place around the country each summer and fall.

2009-07-17 06:00:00

-two articles published in this peer-reviewed scientific journal- BELLEVILLE, ON, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

2009-05-28 06:00:00

Company seeking endorsement of programs to reduce the risk of E. coli O157 contamination of food and water BELLEVILLE, ON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

2009-05-15 09:53:45

The recent H1N1 influenza epidemic has raised many questions about how animal viruses move to human populations. One potential route is through veterinarians

2009-05-04 13:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians aren't the only ones on the front lines of the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak.

2009-04-30 17:34:18

Petting zoo operators need to adhere to guidelines for supervised hand washing to reduce the risk of infection in children, U.S.

2009-04-17 11:30:44

The Institute for Infectious Disease Control in Sweden says caution is necessary following the death of a man from parrot fever. The Swedish agency said the unidentified 50-year-old victim from the city of Karlskrona was likely infected with Chlamydophila psittaci bacteria while cutting down a tree

2009-03-30 07:41:41

British scientists say they've discovered single-cell amoeba might allow salmonella bacteria to successfully survive in the environment. Salmonella are microscopic creatures that can contaminate nearly any food, causing diarrhea, abdominal pain and even typhoid fever, the scientists said.


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2011-02-17 15:14:03

Lassa fever, first described in 1969 in Lassa, is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Clinical cases were known a decade before this but were not associated with this viral pathogen. It is endemic in West African countries and causes approximately 5,000 deaths. The Natal Multimammate Mouse is the primary animal host. The rodent is a source of protein but the virus is usually transmitted by the contact with the feces and urine of animals accessing grain stores in residences. The lassa virus...

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