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Nietzsche, and How He Helps Us Beat Ya, Malaria

Nietzsche, and How He Helps Us Beat Ya, Malaria

July 10, 2019

There are hundreds of species of malaria. How many infect people? How many will it kill? How can Nietzsche help us? Learn all of this and more in the third installment of malaria vaccines!

Threat from the South: VSV

Threat from the South: VSV

July 3, 2019

The US is currently battling another foreign animal disease outbreak.  Last week, vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) was identified in two horses in south Texas and one in New Mexico.

RTS,S/AS01 – Spells “How to Save Lives” and a “Great Way to Explain Vaccine Concepts”

RTS,S/AS01 – Spells “How to Save Lives” and a “Great Way to Explain Vaccine Concepts”

June 19, 2019

In this second part to the new malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, we dive into some intricacies of the vaccine and review some common vaccine terms along the way. We even dispell a common veterinary vaccine myth. Fun stuff!

How Apocalypses Are Born

How Apocalypses Are Born

June 12, 2019

We are going to step back from the normal informational post and test your foreign animal disease (FAD) knowledge.  This post’s onus stems from my recent trip to Plum Island Animal Disease Center.  I was struck by each disease’s clinical signs, and how easily I would have inadvertently mis-diagnosed a FAD in practice.

Go Bag Basics

Go Bag Basics

June 5, 2019

What is a Go Bag? Can you and your pets leave your house in a disaster in 30 minutes or less? Why would you need to? Learn how to easily, quickly and inexpensively make you and your pet's Go Bag today! 

Tornado Season is Upon Us

Tornado Season is Upon Us

May 29, 2019

Lengthening days and warmer weather bring spring storms.  With tornado season upon us, now is the time to go through your Go Bag, update medications, swap out for warm weather clothing, and update documents.

Malaria, Thy Name Is Shapeshifter

Malaria, Thy Name Is Shapeshifter

May 16, 2019

Why did it take more than 50 years to make a vaccine against malaria? It kills hundreds of thousands of children every year, but solutions have been slow to manifest. In this quick intro, we will cover the lifecycle that makes vaccine generation a challenge. 

Vaccinating the Un-Vaccinatable

Vaccinating the Un-Vaccinatable

May 8, 2019

How to do you save the human race by vaccinating a species who can't make antibodies? Sound crazy? Two doctors from Finland have figured a way. 

Ask Yourself This Question Before You Go Into a Pool

Ask Yourself This Question Before You Go Into a Pool

May 1, 2019

Ever wonder about how clean a public pool or water park is? Even a nice looking one? Learn more here and while we're at it we will talk about Cryptosporidium.

Sand Fleas and Beach Fleas, Jigger or Chigger?

Sand Fleas and Beach Fleas, Jigger or Chigger?

April 24, 2019

Sand fleas and beach fleas, jigger or chigger?

Red bugs or bed bugs. Who do you figure?

Can ya tell ‘em apart just by who’s bigger?

Not so easy, not so fast. To learn all about them, listen to our podcast!