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ADPH and USDA announce new raccoon rabies cases in previous ORV zones, need help with surveillance

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  The Alabama Department of Public Health and the USDA Wildlife Services (WS) program in Alabama have picked up several new raccoon rabies positives to the north and west of the previous Oral Rabies Vaccine (ORV) barrier along the Coosa-Alabama river systems. Current, real-time testing of road-killed raccoons and strange-acting raccoons by WS has revealed […]

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New book will be published this spring

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Click on the title of this article to view clickable links Former AVMS member and Editor, Dr. Nathan Burkett-Cadena, has written and photographed what is sure to become the most utilized book in mosquito control programs across the region.  Mosquitoes of the Southeastern United States will be available for purchase this spring from the University […]

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New Lyme-like tick-borne disease discovered

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http://www.patriotledger.com/news/x459332883/Yale-researchers-discover-new-tick-borne-illness

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H5N1 Researchers Announce End of Research Moratorium – ScienceInsider

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H5N1 Researchers Announce End of Research Moratorium – ScienceInsider.

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FDA Approves First Scorpion Sting Antidote

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FDA Approves First Scorpion Sting Antidote Once stung, twice shy‖ are words to live by in the Southwestern United States, where about 11,000 people a year are stung by scorpions in Arizona alone. Though rarely life threatening, scorpion stings can be extremely pain-ful, causing numbness and burning at the wound site. And there’s been little […]

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