Recent Stories by John Maday
Dec 28, 2018 by John Maday
Genomic editing technology increasingly shows potential for improving disease resistance within livestock populations, as researchers in China report success introducing resistance to the CSFV in pigs.
Aug 09, 2018 by John Maday
USDA has announced a new initiative to communicate with attending veterinarians during inspections under the Animal Welfare Act.
Jul 23, 2018 by John Maday
Given today’s potential for pathogens to quickly spread across borders, curbing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) must be an international effort.
May 16, 2018 by John Maday
An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the United States would create significant economic disruption, but its scope, duration and cost depends on our level of preparation.
May 04, 2018 by John Maday
New USDA Policy enables more U.S. research and vaccine development for foot and mouth disease (FMD), but biosecurity precautions and approval processes will take several years, says UDSA Chief Veterinarian Jack Shere.