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Animals Infecting Humans Is Scary. It’s Worse When We Infect Them Back.

Mink farms threaten to become a source of new coronavirus variants – and an object lesson in how ‘spillback’ can make deadly diseases even deadlier. Read More Read More [PDF]

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in cattle

Growing resistance to our go-to antibiotics is one of the biggest threats the world faces. As common bacteria like strep and salmonella become resistant to medications, what used to be easily treatable infections can now pose difficult medical challenges. New…

Kaori Sakamoto named to AAVMP board

Dr. Kaori Sakamoto, associate professor of anatomic pathology, has recently been named the director of wellness and wellbeing for the Association of Asian American Veterinary Medical Professionals (AAVMP). In this role, Dr. Sakamoto will be responsible for developing wellness workshops…

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UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine launches new Undergraduate Certificate in One Health

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has officially launched its new Undergraduate Certificate in One Health (UCOH). Applications for Fall 2022 enrollment to the program opened on Monday, March 21, 2022. This certificate, open to UGA undergraduates of…

Highly contagious virus confirmed in three Georgia bald eagles

Highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in three bald eagles in Georgia Thursday. This is the first time the virus has been confirmed in the species in the state. The University of Georgia’s Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Diseases Study first detected the…

UGA receives $5 million to support Parkinson’s research

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia will receive $5 million in federal funding for Parkinson’s research as part of the omnibus spending package passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden on Tuesday, March 15. The funds, which…