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Lauren Howard has to remind herself not to shout herpes in a crowded room
It’s not easy to do, having spent so much of her time discussing EEHV, or elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus. Lauren recently spearheaded an international workshop on elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus, a virus that causes fatal hemorrhagic disease in elephants. Over 70 participants from 6 countries, including veterinarians, elephant care specialists, virologists, immunologists, and administrators, traveled to Houston for a 2 day workshop focused on better understanding, diagnosing and treating EEHV, which is the single greatest cause of death in young Asian elephants in North America.
Leigh Clayton, Director of Animal Health at the National Aquarium, speaks about being an aquarium veterinarian. Listen to the PODCAST.