In the News

The Center Square (Nov. 22) – Dr. Rebecca Lee Smith, epidemiologist and veterinarian at the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine, said the high percentage of infected deer is a red flag for hunters this season. She…
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Diagnostic Laboratory Houses Campus COVID Testing

November 02, 2020 / In the News

Chemical & Engineering News (Nov. 1) – UIUC’s veterinary diagnostic laboratory … was already set up for COVID-19 work—it had tested samples from the Bronx Zoo and found that one of its tigers was COVID-19…
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Veterinary Technicians Play Crucial Role in Care

October 29, 2020 / In the News

Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.; Oct. 28) – Certified veterinary technicians are the backbone of the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, a busy referral hospital. They keep about 20 distinct specialty services running…
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Wildlife Ambassadors and Winter Wildlife Tips

October 28, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Oct. 28) – PR coordinators for the Wildlife Medical Clinic, students Sara Colin and Caralee Stover, explain how the ambassador animals are preparing for winter in their new residence, which can be visited…
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How Early Was COVID Spreading in Illinois?

October 28, 2020 / In the News

The 21st (WILL-AM; Oct. 27) – The 21st spoke to Jessica Davis from Northeastern University (Boston) and Becky Smith, epidemiologist and Associate Professor of Pathobiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, about how early…
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Coronavirus Testing at University of Illinois

October 16, 2020 / In the News

NPR (October 16) – “We accounted for the fact that students would party,” noted Dr. Rebecca Smith, a veterinary epidemiologist, of the campus’s testing models. But the “human factor” of epidemiology was new to Dr….
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Equine Expert to Speak on Neonatal Foals

October 16, 2020 / In the News

HorseTalk (Oct. 16) – On October 24, equine neonatologist Dr Pam Wilkins from the University of Illinois will be discussing clinical cases commonly encountered in stud farms and referring hospitals. Lecture series by experts in…
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COVID Deaths in Minks

October 13, 2020 / In the News

WGN Radio (Oct. 12) – Dr. Will Sander talks about the deaths from the new coronavirus at mink farms in Europe and in Wisconsin and Utah. COVID-19 is killing minks by the thousands in Wisconsin…
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Fall Migration for Wildlife

October 09, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Oct. 8) – Dr. Sam Sander and student manager of the Wildlife Medical Clinic Erica Bender explain which species pass through central Illinois during their fall migrations. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/critters-uncaged-preparing-for-fall-migration/