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Shedding Light on NTDs: Guinea Worm Disease
Jul 12, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  Historically referred to as “little dragons”, this week’s NTD is Guinea worm disease. Guinea worm is caused by a parasitic worm that causes severe...

Shedding Light on NTDs: Rabies
Jun 5, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  This week’s NTD topic might sound a little more familiar than the other diseases in this series. When we think about rabies in the United States,...

Is Circovirus Spreading in Dogs?
Oct 16, 2013 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

Veterinarians are urging pet owners to remain calm in the face of a new canine virus. The novel virus is a circovirus, known to infect pigs and birds...

September 2012 Update on Mysterious illness Killing Dogs
Sep 7, 2012 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

Last September, The Disease Daily wrote of a mysterious illness killing dogs who had walked in wooded areas in the East of England Region. The...