If you’re running thin on surgical masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) due to coronavirus-related shortages, you’re not alone. The FDA doesn’t have any extra masks to loan you, but they do have tips to help you cope.
That seems to be the general consensus when it comes to companion animals and COVID-19. Reports that a dog in Hong Kong repeatedly tested “weak positive” for the COVID-19 virus fueled worldwide concern that pets could indeed get the new superbug. While that concern appears to be groundless (at least so far), it does raise a question.
Human healthcare providers are flocking to telemedicine to care for patients while maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Many veterinarians would like to do the same.
As many as half of human healthcare workers don’t remove personal protective equipment (PPE) correctly, according to a 2015 study from the University of Wisconsin.
Although some states are preparing to relax social distancing guidelines, curbside check-ins are likely to continue for most hospitals for some time. So we for the best curbside tips, genius hacks, and why-didn't-I-think-of-that workarounds.
This week: Treating COVID-19 in people with a drug developed for cats, seizure-prone dogs may have tells, and London cat’s evening stroll ends with armed police and helicopter.
Veterinary practices have been busier in the past couple of weeks than many in the profession had predicted. So NEWStat took an informal sampling of AAHA-accredited practices to see what their caseloads look like at this point in the pandemic.
Yes, cats can catch it. The CDC and the USDA today announced the first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in two pet cats in New York state. They’re the first pets in the US to test positive for the virus.
A pet dog in North Carolina is believed to be the first dog in the US to have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Here's why that's not necessarily bad news.
There have only been three dogs in the world who have officially tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 so far. The only one in the US has died.