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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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Uptick in Cases, Explained

November 04, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (Nov. 4) – Dr. Rebecca Smith, veterinary epidemiologist and member of the SHIELD team, explains some of the factors behind an uptick in positive COVID tests in the days after Halloween. https://www.news-gazette.com/coronavirus/coronavirus-response-ui-epidemiologist-halloween-not-only-culprit-in-uptick-in-campus-cases/article_d5092db7-83f9-5ee8-b928-18c3ec614e7d.html

Keep Pets Safe at Halloween

October 27, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (Oct. 27) – Dr. Mara Venier and veterinary technician Alysha McDaniel on the emergency medicine team at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital offer advice for preventing medical scares so your pets can…
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Seeking Dogs, Cats for Diabetes Study

October 27, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (Oct. 27) – Dr. Arnon Gal, a UI College of Veterinary Medicine professor of small-animal internal medicine, is hoping to enroll 24 cats and 24 dogs, with half of each being fed capsules of…
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Dog Owners, Beware of Backyard Fungi

October 18, 2021 / In the News

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill., Oct. 16) – Dr. Jenica Haraschak, an emergency and critical care specialist with the U. of I. College of Veterinary Medicine, advises remaining vigilant year-round for mushrooms growing in yards,…
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Global Threat of African Swine Fever

October 12, 2021 / In the News

Wired (New York City, Oct. 12) – There is no vaccine and no treatment for African swine fever, which recently killed half the pigs in China. Now it’s in the Caribbean and on the doorstep…
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Research Tracks Turtle Health

October 08, 2021 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Oct. 7) – Dr. Laura Adamovicz, veterinarian and research scientist with the Wildlife Epidemiology Laboratory at the University of Illinois as well as an affiliate of the Illinois Natural History Survey, shares details…
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Open House Gives Public Inside View of Veterinary Medicine

October 06, 2021 / In the News

WAND-TV (Oct. 5) – A reporter spoke with several veterinary students involved in putting on the annual Vet Med Open House to get a comprehensive look at the veterinary profession. https://www.wandtv.com/news/university-of-illinois-vet-open-house-attracts-large-crowds/article_ac6f8dd2-25e3-11ec-986f-53225380bf69.html

Memorable Moments with Animals

October 05, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (Oct. 3) – Faculty members Drs. Annette McCoy and Gene Pavlovsky share stories about animals in their past. A couple of graduates of the college are also featured: Dr. Mary Welle Strang, Class of…
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