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A market in China

Exploring the wet wildlife markets of China

Three swine veterinarians observe a herd of swine in a facility.

Historically, many human health practices—vaccination, herd immunity, biosecurity and isolation, and fecal transplantation—were derived from animal agriculture.

Paws next to a stethoscope against a white background

I am a veterinary clinician at the University of Minnesota. As in many other veterinary hospitals, things have changed.

Illustrated people-shaped figures stand side-by-side connected like puzzle pieces at the arms. They are multi-colored.
Issue: Fall 2020

A response letter to the editor, written by two CVM students and a CVM alumna, was published in JAVMA's September 1 issue.

Illustration of Black Live Matter protesters
Issue: Fall 2020

The murder of George Floyd and ensuing protests and riots have affected all of us, but particularly people of color within our community and those that were already displaced or otherwise experiencing systemic oppression.

Pins wound together by string, representing contact networks

We are scientists who use math to study how disease moves through groups, and we can guarantee that coronavirus is just a few degrees of separation — or less — from each one of us.