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Mass Freshwater Mussel Die-offs Linked to New Virus

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Until now, no one has been able to pin down why the world’s wild, freshwater mussels—often unnoticed and underappreciated engineers of stream and river health—are facing massive, unexpected die-offs. In a paper published today (September 2, 2020) …

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Showing Devotion Through Drastic Change

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Patient, dedicated, flexible, resilient — these are just a few words to describe the commitment shown by SVM faculty, staff, and students while navigating the new territory of COVID-19.   In the face of COVID-19, …

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Advancing the Fight Against a Global Pandemic

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By studying the novel coronavirus from many angles and disciplines, UW–Madison is at the forefront of fighting COVID-19. School of Veterinary Medicine researchers are leading several of these studies, helping to address major challenges of …

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COVID Questions: Superspreaders, Herd Immunity

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Note: UW-Madison will be publishing answers to questions about COVID-19 and the pandemic each week in a COVID questions column. If you have a question, please email it to covid19update@uc.wisc.edu. This post was originally published …