December 2019

[Agrawal, Varga, Yudhanto]

As a veterinary epidemiologist, Dr. Csaba Varga is used to dealing with large data sets. But whether he is analyzing how location affects the risk of people getting a foodborne disease in a city or…
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[Dr. Leyi Wang]

Team Finds Bovine Kobuvirus in U.S.

December 12, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

A virus that afflicts cattle that was first discovered in Japan in 2003 has made its way to the U.S., researchers report in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases. Bovine kobuvirus is fairly new to science,…
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ER Veterinarians Describe Saving Dory

December 08, 2019 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Dec. 6) – Dr. Jenica Haraschak and Dr. Denver Coleman, veterinarians who were on duty in the ER at the U of I teaching hospital when the abused puppy later named Dory arrived,…
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Veterinary Student Wins Swine Innovation Award

December 03, 2019 / In the News

National Hog Farmer (Dec. 3) – Zack Talbert, a third-year University of Illinois veterinary student, won this year’s Morrison Swine Innovator Prize for his prong-and-pulley device that ensures more accurate fumigation on fomites for biosecurity…
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