Setting the record straight on elephant disease

04/23/2013 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Gary Hayward, a professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine who discovered elephant endotheliotropic herpes viruses and developed the DNA test used worldwide to detect the disease, clarifies misinformation about the virus in this letter to the editor. The disease is present in elephants around the world, most adults harbor the virus, only certain strains cause severe disease, and African elephant calves rarely develop the disease even though they are housed under similar conditions as Asian elephants, Hayward writes.

View Full Article in:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Heatlh Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Senior Director, Research
America's Heatlh Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Heatlh Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC