Companion animals are in danger from the new coronavirus, but not for the reason you might think.
Despite the fact that the effectiveness of facemasks in stopping the spread of the new coronavirus is in dispute, demand for the masks could leave veterinarians in the lurch.
On Tuesday, the FDA announced that it’s temporarily easing restrictions on veterinarians’ use of telemedicine so they can more easily treat pets during the coronavirus pandemic. That means a lot of practice owners and their staff are breathing a little more easily today.
Living through a pandemic is really, really exhausting. The mental health risks are real. That means radical, relentless self-care is more important than ever, so we asked a therapist to help think through and potentially reframe concerns veterinary teams likely feel as the days and weeks living with the threat of COVID-19 wear on.
A Singapore startup is testing its antiviral drug, RetroMAD1, against the SARS-CoV-2 beta-coronavirus that causes COVID-19. A spokesperson for Biovalence Technologies, the company that developed the drug, believes its drug could treat Covid-19.
How badly does your hospital need surgical masks and other personal protection equipment (PPE)? Thanks to new legislation, N95 respirators are on the way, but you might have to wait in line.
It’s official. COVID-19 is a pandemic. Which makes doing what you can to prevent the spread of the coronavirus even more critical. Ensuring that your hospital’s schedule isn’t disrupted by clients worried about catching the coronavirus by going out in public is a little trickier.
During the COVID-19 crisis, all practices are entering an uncertain economy, either with reduced business from a client base that is sheltering at home, with the reduction of staff members to illness, or from being classified as a nonessential business that must close to prevent community spread of the virus.
Information regarding the novel coronavirus is constantly being updated. We will continue to post trusted links and resources here as the situation develops.
With social distancing and staying at home the new norm, everyone—including your clients and their pets—are experiencing head-spinning lifestyle changes. The silver lining: you can do more than ever to help get them into top shape during this downtime.