The screenings are part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists-Epicur Pharma national event.
But some patients, whose genetic makeup gives them more protection, have a better chance of fending off infection from the virus.
The procedure used to successfully remove the horse's gastric impaction was developed at UF.
A $510,000 grant will fund an accelerated one-year internship program for six veterinarians.
The eagle was released at Alligator Lake park, near the spot of its original rescue.
The UF investigators aim to develop a better vaccine for animals and to ultimately develop a vaccine for humans as well.
Dr. Cynda Crawford, who holds the Fredrica Salzman Endowed Professorship Chair in Shelter Medicine, was honored during a Celebrating Distinction ceremony on October 13.
The team is providing free veterinary care to animals in need.
Dr. Chris Adin's appointment will be effective Oct. 17.
Please check this posting for updates about college and hospital patient care schedules related to Hurricane Ian.