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Ebola Virus Disease and pets

Although there have only been a fewcases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) formerlyknown as Ebola hemorrhagic feverin the United States we remain on red alert when it comes to the disease. While the virus was thought to initially be transmitted byfruit bats (the natural Ebola virus hosts) it has also been found inother animals such as chimpanzees, gorillas, monkeys, forest antelope, porcupines and d...

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vetarinary technician

Veterinary technicians are essential to the smooth running of a clinic.  Upon visiting a veterinary clinic a vet before you speak with a veterinarian, you will most likely speak with the technician.  Veterinary technicians are comparable to nurses in human medicine.  They have the ability to check vitals, take a history, x-rays, administer some medications, and they are also responsible for restra...

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