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States begin to restrict cattle imports from those with influenza cases

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In an effort to prevent domestic cattle from being exposed to highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAI, more specifically avian influenza Type A H5N1), 17 states have restricted cattle importations from states where the virus is known to have infected dairy cows.

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Diligent detective work leads to discovery of HPAI in dairy cattle

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Barbara Petersen and Drew Magstadt were part of a network of cattle and diagnostic veterinarians who made the connection between cat and bird deaths at Texas dairies and cows getting sick with what turned out to be highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI, more specifically avian influenza Type A H5N1).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza found in Texas, Kansas dairy cattle

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State and federal officials continue to investigate after highly pathogenic avian influenza is identified in clinical samples obtained from dairy cattle in Texas and Kansas

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USDA requires HPAI testing for lactating dairy cattle before movement, reporting for all livestock

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Department of Agriculture is starting to require negative tests for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI, more specifically avian influenza type A H5N1) in dairy cattle before interstate travel. Further, HPAI will become a reportable disease in dairy cattle. Both changes are effective April 29.

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APHIS finalizes rule requiring electronic ID tags for certain cattle, bison

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Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced April 26 it will issue a final rule that mandates electronic identification (EID) tags for interstate movement of certain cattle and bison to prevent disease outbreaks.

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Facing shortage, FDA CVM allows temporary imports of unapproved drug for cattle

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A national shortage of an important cattle reproduction drug has prompted the Food and Drug Administration to allow a similar but unapproved product to be imported and used on a temporary basis.

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Facing shortage, FDA CVM allows temporary imports of non-FDA approved drug for cattle

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A national shortage of an important cattle reproduction drug has prompted the Food and Drug Administration to allow a similar but unapproved product to be imported and used on a temporary basis.

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