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Groundbreaking EQUIMAGINE™ Imaging at New Bolton Center
Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center, in collaboration with Four Dimensional Digital Imaging (4DDI), offers a first-ever, robotics-controlled imaging system for use in the standing and moving horse. Penn Vet is the first veterinary teaching hospital in the world using the EQUIMAGINE™ system, which has clinical and research applications for both animal and human medicine.
Avian influenza, a respiratory disease that affects many birds, including poultry, has been detected in the United States.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) recently has been detected in commercial poultry, backyard poultry flocks, and wild birds in several states.
No human infections have yet been reported in relation to this latest outbreak. Generally, human infections with avian influenza viruses are rare, and most often occur after people are in direct or close contact with an infected bird. Biosecurity is key in protecting flocks.