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Articles about the college from around the world.


  • 10.24.2019
    WSU pilot study to address antibiotic resistance in children
    Nearly 1,000 stool samples from halfway around the world may show how to reduce the risk of antibiotic resistance in developing countries. Researchers at Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health will analyze the samples from Bangladesh for antibiotic-resistant bacteria and antibiotic-resistant genes.
    WSU Insider
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    10.23.2019
    Workshop inaugurates surveillance project on human and animal diseases in Kenya
    A variety of zoonotic diseases afflict Kenyan livestock and the people who raise them. Using a modified prioritization tool developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, experts in human and animal health in 2015 identified five priority zoonotic diseases in Kenya: anthrax, trypanosomiasis, rabies, brucellosis and Rift Valley fever.
    ILRI Blog
  • 10.23.2019
    Using game theory to identify antibiotic resistance
    By employing machine learning and game theory, the researchers were able to determine with 93 to 99 percent accuracy the presence of antibiotic-resistant genes in three different types of bacteria.
    SciTech Europa
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  • 10.23.2019
    Pets take planning
    Growing up, Keith Appleton had a golden retriever and cats. Now he’s married and has a toddler, but he’s not ready to commit to a pet. As his son gets older, Appleton thinks they’ll want a dog. “They bring a lot of joy to the family,” he said.
    KHQ
  • 10.16.2019
    Vaccine stockouts expose Kenyans to rabies
    Two of the tried and proven methods of controlling rabies are vaccinating dogs or people. Rabies, a disease transmitted by dogs and is fatal when the bitten person develops clinical signs, has been in Kenya for the last 100 years, and kills at least 2,000 people every year in the country. However, stockouts of the life-saving vaccines are being experienced in the counties for as long as nine months.
    Daily Nation - Kenya
  • 10.16.2019
    New wing of Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health to open in early 2021
    Construction of the future home of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine will continue thanks to final approval of its $61.3 million budget.
    WSU Insider
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    10.14.2019
    Undergraduates land 14 Auvil, Carson research awards
    The Office of Undergraduate Research at Washington State University has named 14 students as recipients of awards in support of their mentored research, scholarship, and creative activities for the 2019-20 academic year.
    WSU Insider
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    10.10.2019
    WSU president appoints interim provost
    Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has appointed Dr. Bryan Slinker to serve as interim provost and executive vice president for the WSU system. Dr. Slinker currently serves as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at WSU.
    WSU Insider
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    10.09.2019
    Researchers use game theory to successfully identify bacterial antibiotic resistance
    Washington State University researchers have developed a novel way to identify previously unrecognized antibiotic-resistance genes in bacteria.
    WSU Insider
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    10.02.2019
    Epizootic Hemorrhagic disease (EHD) Diagnosed in Eastern WA Cows
    The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) at Washington State University has detected epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV) in cattle located in Eastern WA.  Epizootic hemorrhagic disease typically affects wild deer populations but occasionally crosses over to cattle where most infections are subclinical.  Sporadic disease as seen in these cases in cattle presents as animals off feed with oral erosions and ulcerations, excessive salivation and nasal discharge.
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    09.30.2019
    Personalized Medicine for Dogs
    Would your dog benefit from targeted health treatment and prevention plans tailored to their own unique physiology? Would you like to work with your dog’s veterinary team to determine the most effective medical treatments with the highest safety margins? Personalized medicine, also known as precision medicine, is poised to do just that.
    American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation
  • 09.30.2019
    Mass vaccination of dogs set to eliminate rabies
    A global initiative that seeks to eliminate the rabies virus - Rabies Free Africa - is set to vaccinate two million dogs in East Africa.
    The Guardian - IPPMedia
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    09.30.2019
    Fascinating ways animals prepare for fall
    It’s officially fall, which for humans often means snuggling up inside and anticipating the holidays ahead. Conversely, for many animals, it’s a season of intense preparation for the looming winter. From deer to birds to bears, many species are triggered by the shortening days to switch into a frenetic mode of gathering food, finding mates, and more. (See gorgeous pictures that celebrate the arrival of fall.)
    National Geographic
  • 09.30.2019
    A 10% increase in dog vaccination reduces human deaths by 12.4%
    Rabies is a virus that is usually spread by a bite or scratch from an infected animal. The virus attacks the central nervous system and can cause inflammation in the brain, eventually leading to death. In principle, no human today should die from rabies, and yet rabies is responsible for an estimated 59,000 human deaths and over 3.7 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost every year.
    ZME Science
  • 09.27.2019
    Genetic Preparation for Hibernation Is Key for Grizzly Bears
    Being a human couch potato can greatly increase fat accumulation, hasten the onset of Type II diabetes symptoms, result in detrimental blood chemistry and cardiovascular changes, and eventually, bring about one's death. Large hibernators such as bears however have evolved to adapt to and reverse similar metabolic stressors they face each year before and during hibernation to essentially become immune to these ill effects. New RNA sequencing-based genetic research conducted at Washington State University's Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Center shows grizzlies express a larger number of genes in preparation for, and during hibernation to cope with such stressors, than do any other species studied.
    WSU Insider
  • 09.24.2019
    Why "World Rabies Day" is important
    The queue in the center of Shirati Sota village in northern Tanzania begins to form at around 8 a.m. and continues to grow throughout the day. Children, mostly boys, bring the dogs. Women tend to bring cats, usually inside sacks. As they arrive all at once, a newly appointed rabies coordinator struggles to keep the group in an orderly fashion, with dogs, unaccustomed to their twine leashes or metal chain, picking fights with one another. Despite a tedious wait in the tropical heat, no one leaves. By the end of the day more than 350 dogs and cats will be vaccinated – job done.
    VetCandy
Washington State University