One Health Headlines: Friday, July 18, 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 sick, as well as humans if it isn’t handled properly; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, July 11, 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.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, June 27, 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 and pets of San Francisco’s Castro district at the height of the AIDS crisis; and much more.

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

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.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, June 20, 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 and pets; and much more.

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