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Wait And See: For Racing And Auction Organizers, Impact Of Coronavirus Is TBD

In Japan and France, horses have been circling saddling enclosures and racing down the stretch to an eerie silence and stillness like something out of a ghost story. In Hong Kong, Happy Valley instituted a partial lockout, keeping customers out of certain areas of the grandstand and screening them for fevers upon entry. Fears about […]

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Veterinarians Fighting Reclassification Of Anesthesia Drug

Veterinarians are fighting a proposed reclassification of the drug ketamine by the World Health Organization (WHO), saying that additional international controls over the availability of the drug could make it difficult for them to use it in clinical practice. The WHO plans to discuss ketamine’s classification during a Nov. 16-20 meeting in Geneva and is […]

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Proper Hand Hygiene Important For Equine Surgeons

During a European College of Veterinary Surgeons study, it was discovered that less than 66 percent of equine surgeons surveyed followed World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for cleaning their hands prior to performing surgery. Dr. Denis Verwilghen and colleagues at Canada’s Ontario Veterinary College completed a study to discover which was correct: WHO guidelines or […]

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