One Health Headlines: Friday, April 27, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes new actions by the FDA and USDA to safeguard public health by protecting the health of animals and the safety of our food supply, research into new types of viruses found in bats that are linked to human disease, efforts by a Chicago zoo to eliminate rabies and save endangered carnivores in Tanzania, the latest in animal research, and much, much more.

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

FDA launches new strategy for foods and animal medicine
CIDRAP News (Minn.)

USDA cracks down on illegal residue in livestock
Des Moines Register (Iowa)

Toxic Gas in Dogs’ Vomit a Threat to Vets: CDC
HealthDay News

Bats may carry up to 66 new species of virus linked to measles and mumps, scientists say
National Post (Canada)

Eastern Montana county under quarantine after puppy tested positive for rabies
Great Falls Tribune (Mont.)

Chicago zoo helps vaccinate dogs in Tanzania
Belleville News-Democrat (Ill.)

Rabies cases on the rise in North Dakota this year
NECN.com

Anxious Mice Face Higher Cancer Risk
LiveScience

Companion dogs alert owners to changing blood sugar levels
Contra Costa Times (Calif.)

Dogs help to bring comfort in region’s hospitals
The Virginian-Pilot

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