New Dog Flu Spreads in U.S., But Death Rate Is Low


Subject:
Infectious Diseases , Pets , Influenza (Flu) , Dogs

Description:
September 2005 news article about how "a new, highly contagious respiratory virus thought to affect only the greyhound racing industry is now being detected in family dogs. ... Canine flu was first discovered last year after an unusual illness began to appear at greyhound racetracks in Florida." Includes a list of "precautions to protect ... pooches from the virus." From National Geographic News.

Creator:
Mott, Maryann

Publisher:
National Geographic Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0927_050927_dog_flu.html


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