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Vaccines for Deadly Diseases Need to Work on Animals and Humans (via Wired)

As more and more human Ebola patients have been diagnosed, attention has turned to their pets, in what three experts note is “a stark reminder of the crucial role animals can and do play in the spread of disease.” Noting that 60% of human pathogens originate in animals, the authors of this opinion piece call [...]

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Dallas Ebola Patient’s Dog will be Saved, Monitored (via USATODAY)

A hospital worker who treated the Dallas Ebola patient who died last week has tested positive for the disease, marking the first known Ebola transmission in the U.S. The worker owns a dog who will not be euthanized, according to authorities, who are working with the local SPCA and animal control officials to secure care [...]

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AHI Statement on FDA Sales Data Report

Media Contact:           Ron Phillips:    (202) 637-2440 WASHINGTON, DC, October 2, 2014 – Today’s antibiotic sales data report from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a small part of the story about the public health impact of antibiotics used to keep food animals healthy. National sales information is limited in its use and does [...]

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Vaccines for Deadly Diseases Need to Work on Animals and Humans (via Wired)

As more and more human Ebola patients have been diagnosed, attention has turned to their pets, in what three experts note is “a stark reminder of the crucial role animals can and do play in the spread of disease.” Noting that 60% of human pathogens originate in animals, the authors of this opinion piece call [...]

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Dallas Ebola Patient’s Dog will be Saved, Monitored (via USATODAY)

A hospital worker who treated the Dallas Ebola patient who died last week has tested positive for the disease, marking the first known Ebola transmission in the U.S. The worker owns a dog who will not be euthanized, according to authorities, who are working with the local SPCA and animal control officials to secure care [...]

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Anthrax Confirmed in Texas Deer (via Outdoor Channel)

Texas wildlife officials confirmed a case of naturally occurring anthrax in an infected white-tailed deer. This is the second confirmed case of anthrax this summer, but it is the first case this year to be recorded in a wild animal. The first case was confirmed in a goat in June. According to a Texas Parks [...]

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Video: Roles, Responsibilities & Realities Veterinarians Face

Veterinarian’s responsibility in keeping animals healthy is an essential part of the human health ecosystem. Whether working on the farm, in private or corporate practice, government, academia or uniformed services, veterinarians play an increasingly critical role in protecting public health. On June 20, 2012, the Animal Health Institute and the American Veterinary Medical Association co-hosted  [...]

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Video: Pet Night Media Briefing 2011

On September 22, 2011, the Animal Health Institute hosted its 15th annual Celebrity Pet Night on Capitol Hill. The event brought together Members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the animal health and agriculture community who came ready to pose for photos with the famous pets. This year’s honorees were the adorable French bulldog [...]

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Regulating Antibiotics in Animal Feed

Regulating Antibiotics in Animal Feed was presented at the United States Department of Agriculture’s 2011 Future Trends in Animal Agriculture Symposium, held in Washington, DC.  

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Video: Roles, Responsibilities & Realities Veterinarians Face

Veterinarian’s responsibility in keeping animals healthy is an essential part of the human health ecosystem. Whether working on the farm, in private or corporate practice, government, academia or uniformed services, veterinarians play an increasingly critical role in protecting public health. On June 20, 2012, the Animal Health Institute and the American Veterinary Medical Association co-hosted  [...]

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Video: Pet Night Media Briefing 2011

On September 22, 2011, the Animal Health Institute hosted its 15th annual Celebrity Pet Night on Capitol Hill. The event brought together Members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the animal health and agriculture community who came ready to pose for photos with the famous pets. This year’s honorees were the adorable French bulldog [...]

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Ron Phillips Talks About Animal Health in the US

Ron Phillips, AHI’s Vice President for Legislative and Public Affairs, talks to Animal Pharm about the main animal health issues in the U.S., such as the availability of veterinary drugs and the use of antibiotics in farm animals. He also discusses Denmark’s position on these issues.

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