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Farm Week (Jan. 17) – Dr. Rick Fredrickson, veterinarian and director of the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, recently received the APHIS 2021 administrator’s award. In this interview, he describes the past two years…
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COVID Lessons Learned from College Campuses

December 04, 2020 / In the News

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Washington, D.C., Dec. 3) – Off-campus social gatherings are the top drivers of coronavirus spread at colleges. At the U. of I., contact tracers heard about students who had tested…
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Specialists Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Horses

December 04, 2020 / In the News

Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.; Dec. 2) – At the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, Dr. Ryan Fries, a board-certified veterinary cardiologist, and Dr. Scott Austin, who is board-certified in large animal veterinary…
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Hospitalizations Related to COVID-19

November 30, 2020 / In the News

Wall Street Journal (Nov. 25) – “Cases have not stopped going up, and we expect them to accelerate more after Thanksgiving,” said Rebecca Lee Smith, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois…
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COVID and Mink Farms in Illinois

November 30, 2020 / In the News

Chicago Tribune (Nov. 29) – Dr. William Sander, a professor of veterinarian medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, said mink producers have no motive to keep outbreaks quiet. “Because of how quick a…
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College Diagnostic Laboratory, CVT Win State Recognition

November 25, 2020 / In the News

Effingham (Ill.) Radio (Nov. 24) – The Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association presented their annual awards at its virtual convention. The Veterinary Service Award went to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Illinois, for its…
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Whale, Dolphin Mortality and Toxins

November 24, 2020 / In the News

Mongabay (Nov. 24) – A new study measuring toxin levels in beached marine mammals is an effective first step toward broadening our understanding of chemical contamination in offshore species, according to Kathleen Colegrove, a clinical…
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More Skunks? Or More Foxes?

November 21, 2020 / In the News

News-Gazette (Nov. 20) – To answer to a question submitted to the newspaper about whether there are more skunks in town, Tom Kacich spoke to the Wildlife Medical Clinic. https://www.news-gazette.com/toms-mailbag/toms-mailbag-nov-20-2020/article_a2af947f-0a3c-5330-a1b7-81870b7e1fe0.html

Opinion: Good Science Takes Time

November 19, 2020 / In the News

The Hill (Nov. 18) – Dr. Kim Selting, who heads the radiation therapy program at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, writes “While Americans understandably want a vaccine soon, we must be cautious about…
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