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Dog Flu

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Air date: November 22, 2009

Host: Kathy Miller, MD

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Interview: Edward Dubovi, PhD, professor of virology
Director of virology, Animal Health Diagnostic Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Just as were beginning to get our heads around a swine flu epidemic, along comes another scourge: dog flu -- a contagious respiratory disease in dogs. There have been sizeable outbreaks across the United States in recent months, and the USDA just announced the first ever dog flu vaccine.

Sound Medicines Dr. Kathy Miller spoke with Edward Dubovi of Cornell University, where he helped discover the virus that causes that flu.

Dr. Edward Dubovi is a professor of virology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University.

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