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CSU researchers investigate cause of spike in canine respiratory disease
Colorado State University researchers are investigating whether a contagious illness that has led to a spike in the number of upper respiratory infections in canines along Colorado’s Front Range is due to a new pathogen or an organism that is already known and recognized as a cause of respiratory disease in dogs.
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.