How to practice veterinary medicine in a COVID-19 world is causing a lot of angst. Questions about dental procedures often top the list. Rightly so, since those are perhaps the highest risk type of procedure for SARS-CoV-2 exposure from animals. Dentistry involves close contact with the face and respiratory secretions, and the potential generation of

Newton’s third law is “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

COVID-19’s first law is “For many actions, there’s a big over-reaction.

Careful communication is important to limit the impact of COVID-19’s first law. However, some over-reaction is still going to occur.

One of the big concerns about

The hunt for the intermediate host for SARS-CoV-2 continues. It’s pretty universally accepted (the odd conspiracy theorist aside) that this virus, like SARS and MERS, originated in bats. How it made it to people is an important question we’d like to answer to help understand this virus and future risks.

Figuring that out is challenging