One Health Headlines: Friday, December 5, 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 emerging diseases; 3 Egyptians have died from H5N1 bird flu infections in the past week; and much more.

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Veterinarians at the front lines of disease prevention

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 Public Health Thank You Day, a day designed to recognize everyone who works in public health — including veterinarians, who make important contributions to the field.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, November 14, 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 ground for treating eye disease in humans; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, November 7, 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 cats could help treat human breast cancer in the future; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, October 31, 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 dogs could lead to better understanding of human cancer; and more.

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