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One Health Headlines: Friday, July 18, 2014

Friday, July 18th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Investigation into possible anthrax exposure at the CDC reveals mishandling of H5N1 bird flu samples; researchers use “Big Data” approach to map relationships between human and animal diseases; raw pet food can make animals … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, July 11, 2014

Friday, July 11th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: new hantavirus cases in Texas; five people in Hungary have been hospitalized for possible anthrax infection related to contaminated beef; preventing animal-to-human diseases at fairs and petting zoos; and much more. As always, thanks … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, June 27, 2014

Friday, June 27th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Experts raise the possibility of using antibodies from camels for treatment of MERS; the decline of vultures in Bangladesh is threatening human and animal health; a look at how veterinary professionals helped the people … Read more »

Study: one tick bite can expose people to two or more diseases

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

We know that ticks can carry Lyme disease, but researchers have found that people can be exposed to two — sometimes even three — diseases when they’re bitten by a tick. “People in tick-infested parts of the United States such … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, June 20, 2014

Friday, June 20th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Bangladesh reports country’s first case of MERS; why a One Health approach is necessary to combat Ebola in Africa; researchers fight plague in Colorado prairie dog colonies, which could help limit exposure to people … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, June 6, 2014

Friday, June 6th, 2014

In this week’s One health roundup: The CDC confirmed the fourth ever human case of mad cow disease in the United States; seven people in Virginia are being treated for rabies exposure after encounters with rabid animals in the wild; … Read more »

Pet cat tests positive for rabies in Colorado

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

In Colorado, an indoor/outdoor domestic cat tested positive for rabies after it bit and scratched its owner, who is receiving post-exposure treatment. Two dogs in the household are under a 45-day home observation, and thankfully both are up-to-date on their … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, May 30, 2014

Friday, May 30th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: the head of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) says a shortage of funds for vaccinating dogs against rabies is costing tens of thousands of lives every year; MERS has been linked to camels, … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, May 23, 2014

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Although currently overshadowed by MERS, bird flu is still a lurking danger in Egypt; two positive rabies cases reported at Fort Hood (TX) Veterinary Center; dogs may be an effective weapon against seaside E. … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, May 16, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: A look at the global hunt for the source of the MERS virus, as a second U.S. case is confirmed; humans and companion animals harbor the same types of MRSA infections; domesticated animals could … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, May 16, 2014

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