Search results for canine influenza

Plants & Animals Jun 18, 2020

Researchers study catastrophic disease events in marine mammals

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe, people are beginning to understand, at a very personal level, the ways in which infectious diseases can devastate life. But disease outbreaks are not confined to just humans ...

Other Jan 08, 2020

Egg-based flu vaccines: Not all they're cracked up to be?

Flu season is underway in the Northern Hemisphere, sickening millions of people and in rare cases, causing hospitalization or death. The best prevention is a flu shot, but it's not unusual for these vaccines to be less effective ...

Plants & Animals Jul 19, 2019

What is leptospirosis and how can it harm us and our pets?

Recently reported cases of the often fatal bacterial infection leptospirosis in dogs in Sydney have raised the issue of animal diseases that also affect humans.

Cell & Microbiology Apr 29, 2019

H3N2 viruses mutate during vaccine production but new tech could fix it

In late March 2019, the World Health Organization and a vaccine advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration selected the final influenza strains to include in the vaccines produced for the next flu season. These ...

Veterinary medicine Mar 28, 2019

Could dogs be the source of a new flu?

Results from a 10-year study suggest two strains of influenza that could mix and form a dangerous new strain of influenza spread by dogs.

Ecology Aug 31, 2018

Dead dolphins, diseased seals wash up on US shores

Over the past two months, dozens of dead dolphins have washed ashore in Florida and hundreds of diseased seals have died in the northeastern United States, officials said Friday.

Plants & Animals May 31, 2017

A dozen dogs infected with flu that spread at Florida shows

Health officials have now confirmed a dozen cases of H3N2 canine influenza in Florida, where they say the flu was spreading among animals at two dog shows.

Plants & Animals Mar 07, 2017

Should I be worried that the outbreak of cat flu in New York City could affect my pet?

Cats don't usually catch the flu, which is what made the outbreak that sickened cats in the New York City shelter system so newsworthy. A cat that had a respiratory infection and died from pneumonia in mid-November had tested ...

Plants & Animals Jan 26, 2017

Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man's best friend

It's that dreaded time of year - flu season. And we humans aren't the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too.

Plants & Animals Feb 23, 2016

Veterinarian offers insight into canine influenza, suggests pet owners consider risk factors before vaccinating

Recent reports of an increase in canine influenza virus (CIV) diagnoses have pet owners worried and alarmed. Richard Meadows, Curators Distinguished Teaching Professor of Small Animal Community Practice Medicine at the University ...

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