Workers in essential industries are increasingly concerned about their health and safety in the workplace. This is most clearly evidenced by the recent strikes, or threats of strikes, by employees
Continue Reading Part 1: What can meat processing facilities do to protect their essential employees from COVID-19 and comply with federal and state guidelines.

Despite activists’ rhetoric that animal models are not necessary for the advancement of biomedical research and development,  the criticality of the continued use of animal models in biomedical research is
Continue Reading Animal Models Remain Vital for COVID-19 Research

As concerns about coronavirus continue to escalate, universities and colleges have taken advantage of spring break to protect students and staff from circulating virus, and many are planning on remote
Continue Reading Update: Universities and Colleges: Coronavirus Planning Must Include Protecting Animals on Campus

Rabies is a nearly 100% fatal disease when unvaccinated animals and humans are exposed.  As previously discussed the risk of exposure to rabies from dogs imported from other countries, especially
Continue Reading The Perils of Importation of Dogs from Egypt Acknowledged and Temporarily Ceased by US Government.

Equine herpes virus-1, a sometimes deadly virus that can cause myeloencephalopathy in some infected horses (Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy or EHM), has surfaced at one horse farm in Union County, NJ,
Continue Reading Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM)—a devastating, infectious neurological disease affecting horses—continues to threaten equine health.