One Health Headlines: Friday, January 20, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup has updates on human cases of H5N1 avian influenza in Southeast Asia, a look at research underway on an experimental drug that could help injured dogs (and possibly humans) walk again, video showing how studying a snake’s slither could lead to better search-and-rescue robots, and much more.

Thanks for reading, and have a happy and healthy weekend!

Vietnam reports 1st bird flu death in 2 years

The Associated Press

Cambodia finds first case of H5N1 infection in human in 2012
Xinhua (China)

Helping Injured Dogs Walk Again
New York Times

VIDEO: Snakes Improve Search-and-Rescue Robots

Inexpensive substance may prevent harm from E. coli food poisonings, mouse study suggests
Washington Post

Virginia Horse Confirmed Positive for Rabies
The Horse

Wildlife moves in response to global warming
Economic Times

Hero dog revolutionizes shelter policy to let battered women keep pets
New York Daily News

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