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Chatter box RCVS Knowledge, the charity partner of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), has published a page of COVID-19 coronavirus resources for veterinary professionals across the industry.

The resource, which can be found here, includes veterinary advice, updates, research and evidence regarding the virus. The advice encompasses information to help veterinary professionals respond to questions from their clients and the BCVA's latest guidance for farm animal vets.

Veterinary professionals are urged to share the resource on social media and let RCVS Knowledge know of any additions. Chatter box

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Pangolins found to carry coronavirus-related strains
Pangolins found to carry coronavirus-related strains

Discovery made in Malayan pangolins seized in southern China
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ZSL London Zoo launches fundraising appeal
ZSL London Zoo launches fundraising appeal

Zookeepers and vets living on-site to provide essential care
British butterfly populations on the rise
British butterfly populations on the rise

Warmer summers conducive to the successful development of caterpillars
ZSL Whipsnade launches educational outreach programme
ZSL Whipsnade launches educational outreach programme

Hands-on sessions on conservation to inspire students
Insects and crustaceans 'more alike than we thought'
Insects and crustaceans 'more alike than we thought'

Study could aid in the understanding of brain evolution
Badger culls to be phased out in favour of vaccination of bTB
Badger culls to be phased out in favour of vaccination of bTB

Defra outlines next strategic phase
Welsh government launches new scheme to help local wildlife
Welsh government launches new scheme to help local wildlife

Encourages local communities to create spaces for nature
International coalition urges countries to #EndWildlifeCrime
International coalition urges countries to #EndWildlifeCrime

Calls for new protocols to tackle illegal trade
Major new protections adopted for migratory species
Major new protections adopted for migratory species

Jaguars and elephants included in global wildlife agreement
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BVA senior vice president appointed chair of FVE working group

Senior vice president of the BVA Dr Simon Doherty has been appointed as chair of the Food Safety & Sustainability working group of the Federation of Veterinarians in Europe (FVE).

Dr Doherty has 20 years' experience in farm animal and equine veterinary practice, industry and academia. He has been working as a senior lecturer at the Queen's University Belfast Institute for Global Food Security since 2018 and is a trustee of Send a Cow and the Animal Welfare Foundation.

The Food Safety & Sustainability working group will support FVE in all matters related to food safety, food security and sustainable livestock systems. It will also assist FVE in taking the most effective policies at EU level.

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