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Disease from farmer to soldier… how are they connected?

Monday, January 26th, 2015

By Azureen Erdman You might already know there are a number of diseases that you can get from your farm animals. One such disease is known as Q fever, caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii. Though your animals might appear … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, January 23, 2015

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

In this week’s One Health roundup: Avian influenza dominated the One Health headlines this week, with human fatalities from H5N1 being reported in Egypt and China. Meanwhile, H5N1 is spreading quickly through Nigeria, and the first U.S. case of H5N1 … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, January 16, 2015

Friday, January 16th, 2015

In this week’s One Health roundup: Egypt reports the country’s second human fatality from H5N1 bird flu this year; five cases of animals contracting plague have been reported in New Mexico since November; new research on whipworms has implications for … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, December 5, 2014

Friday, December 5th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine awarded $100 million to lead program to predict and prevent pandemic threats; Understanding why bats harbor Ebola, Marburg, SARS, and other diverse pathogens can help researchers stymie deadly … Read more »

Veterinarians at the front lines of disease prevention

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

On its website, The National Journal takes a look at the One Health concept and the role veterinarians are playing in combating epidemics and preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases. It’s worth a read, and it was even posted on … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: The outbreak of Ebola is a stark reminder of the link between human, animal, and environmental health; puppy smuggling in Europe could increase chances of a rabies outbreak; Genetics of blind cave fish lays … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, November 7, 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Bats may carry Ebola virus in Africa, but they may also carry the cure; UGA College of Veterinary Medicine receives Gates Foundation grant to study norovirus; a clinical trial to treat mammary tumors in … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, October 31, 2014

Friday, October 31st, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: University of Wisconsin professor sees common lessons in avian influenza and Ebola research; Asian nations prepare for a possible Ebola outbreak, with lessons learned from SARS, bird flu, and other past epidemics; research on … Read more »

One Health Commission to hold webinar Nov. 10

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

The One Health Commission is holding a free, all-day webinar on Monday, November 10, 2014 from 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. According to the OHC’s website (where you can register to attend), the 1st International Who’s Who in One … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, October 3, 2014

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: World Health Organization and U.S. Agency for International Development programs stress the importance of a One Health approach to fight the spread of Ebola and other zoonotic diseases; Bangladesh reduces rabies-related deaths by 50 … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, October 3, 2014

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