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How to Stop the Next Ebola: Call in the Veterinarians

New York City's crows were dying. It was the summer of 1999, and Tracey McNamara, then the chief veterinary pathologist at the Bronx Zoo, was growing concerned. The crows were dying in scores—staggering, having seizures, keeling over. Soon, the mysterious illness came for the zoo's exotic birds. Three flamingos, a cormorant, an Asian pheasant—all dead within a few days of one another.

"Anything that dropped dead on our grounds got necropsied, and I pursued a diagnosis," says McNamara, now a professor at Western University. McNamara had a mystery: What was killing the birds? "I already knew that we were not dealing with anything known to veterinary…

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 How to Stop the Next Ebola: Call in the Veterinarians

Deadly diseases such as Ebola and avian flu can jump between animals and humans. Vets can stop the next big outbreak before it's too late.

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Since 1991, VIN has been the number one online veterinary destination - and always has been and always will be -- for veterinarians, by veterinarians. Those who don't "know" VIN, likely think VIN is a web site. But VIN members (VINners) quickly recognize that although VIN is a "site" on the "web", it is much more than a web site. VIN is a place.


The Veterinary Support Personnel Network is for veterinary support staff working with, for, or in the field of veterinary medicine, under the direction of a licensed veterinarian. Membership in VSPN is free. In order to have access to all of VSPN's community features including message boards, chats, and CE, you will need to register

On the Floor @Dove gives your entire veterinary team on-demand training that’s real, useful and never boring. After searching for an engaging learning and teaching resource for our entire team to use, we decided to make the kind of site we wanted ourselves. Join us and be part of education done differently.

Bovine Veterinarian

Bovine Veterinarian is the only business publication specifically targeted to veterinarians and nutritionists who devote a significant amount of their time to bovine practice. It focuses on providing leading-edge information to help them improve the marketing of their skills to beef and dairy producer clients.

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This site is designed to present small animal patients with cardiovascular disease examined by the author (Dr. Mark Kittleson) and his residents working in the Cardiology Service at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) at UC-Davis. The format is that of a rounds session in which the signalment, history, and physical examination findings are presented on the first page followed by diagnostic studies.

Companion Animal Parasite Council

The mission of CAPC is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human-animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections.

Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Association

Founded in 2004, the Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Association (EBVMA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) [US] professional organization with an international scope. It was founded to better organize the emerging research, training and practice of evidence-based medicine.

International Veterinary Information Service

IVIS is an on-line publisher of veterinary books and proceedings. The IVIS website currently includes 1,673 book chapters and proceeding articles.

Microscopic Anatomy

This website contains microscopic images at both the light and electron microscopic level collected by Dr. Wagner and Hossler over their years of teaching and research in microscopic anatomy. It also contains course material in Mammalian Histology taught by Dr. Wagner. Their are also links to animations and videos pertaining to biological structure at the microscopic level.


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One Health

The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment. CDC uses a One Health approach by working with physicians, ecologists, and veterinarians to monitor and control public health threats. We do this by learning about how diseases spread among people, animals, and the environment.

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Comprehensive website covering the veterinary industry.

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This web site presents video-clips of selected patients of the Veterinary Medical Center at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. The veterinary patients exhibited either neurology disorders or normal responses during a clinical neurology exam.

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