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Competition among viruses protects ducks

Posted by: Staff

There are many different subtypes of influenza A virus in wild birds, and occasionally these viruses infect poultry and ultimately humans.  

It is currently unknown how influenza virus subtype diversity in wild birds evolved and how different subtypes are maintained in wild bird populations, but a recent study from the University of Georgia provides evidence that subtype diversity exists in a state of competition.    

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Canine Influenza - Helpful information for pet owners

Posted by: Jeremiah Saliki, DVM, PhD, DACVM and Amie Koenig, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVECC*

As of July 14, 2017, we are aware of fifteen confirmed cases of Canine influenza from six Georgia counties. This article provides helpful information about canine influenza along with some tips on how to help keep your dog(s) safe.

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Successful CPR: Team preparation and the recover guidelines

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Congratulations to Walter Brown, RVT, Damion Asselin, RVT, and Deanna Bedard, RVT, for being featured on the cover of the May/June 2017 edition of Today’s Veterinary Technician. The trio, who work at the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital, were photographed demonstrating proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation technique as part of an article on successful CPR.

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