BluePearl Reports 70% Increase in Parvovirus Cases During Pandemic

BluePearl, a high-end network of specialty and emergency veterinary hospitals, announced last week that its hospitals have seen a 70 percent increase in parvovirus cases:

BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital has observed an alarming increase in the number of parvovirus cases and hospitalizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Analysis of data from BluePearl’s more than 90 pet hospitals showed a 70% increase in the number of parvovirus cases relative to ER cases in 2020 as compared to the same time periods in the past five years (2015 to 2019).”

In-depth report to come.

Read BluePearl’s announcement in full here.