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ZAHP Chat: COVID-19 and the Zoo

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This webinar was recorded on  August 13th, 2020

As the COVD-19 pandemic continues, many questions remain unanswered about this emerging disease.  This webinar  with subject matter experts from across the exotic animal industry provides an overview of what we currently know about this emerging disease, what we still don’t know, and the impact on zoological facilities.

Speakers will be going over disease pathology, species susceptibility, testing recommendations, the importance of One Health, and more!

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Slides, resources, and references from this session or organized by presentation below:

SARS-CoV-2 in Animals

Karen Terio, DVM, PhD, DACVP Chief, Zoological Pathology Program – University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory” ]

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COVID-19 Species Susceptibility

Paige Brock, DVM, DACZM, Chair, Animal Health & Welfare Committee – American Association of Zoo Veterinarians” ]

Presentation slides

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*Note This article is available pre-print and has not been peer reviewed at the time of this posting.  Such articles should not be regarded as conclusive, guide clinical practice/health-related behavior, or be reported in news media as established information.

One Health opportunities for the zoo community during COVID and in a ‘post-pandemic’ world

Sharon Deem, DVM, Ph.D, Dipl ACZM, Director – Saint Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine” ]

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CDC COVID-19 One Health Working Group: Zoo and Wildlife Subgroup

Jeanie Lin, DVM, MPH, MLA, VMO and Acting Director, Emergency Programs and Occupational Safety and Health, USDA Animal Care” ]

Visit www.cdc.gov/onehealth, and subscribe to the OH Newsletter with a request to [email protected]

Contact [email protected] for Zoonoses and One Health Updates

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