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State Magazine: Virus lurks in birds
“This virus is very easy to transmit, so the outbreak has been really, really challenging. We can’t remove the virus from wild birds, so there’s always a risk for spillover of the virus to commercial and backyard poultry and occasionally to mammals.” -Dr. Kristy Pablionia
NPR Science Friday: Unprecedented Avian Flu Outbreak Continues
LISTEN: Host Ira Flatow talks with Dr. Kristy Pabilonia, professor and director of the Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratories at Colorado State University.
Ag Daily: Equine infectious anemia reported in horse brought to Colorado
The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarians Office was notified on March 28, 2023 that a horse residing in Garfield County had tested presumptive positive for Equine Infectious Anemia. The initial test was completed at Colorado State University’s Western Slope Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory with the confirmatory test completed at the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, on April 4, 2023.