One Health Headlines: Friday, June 29, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes a look at how proper hygiene and preventive care can help pet owners avoid zoonotic diseases, the race to understand how H5N1 could become more easily transmitted between people, the health benefits of bringing pets to work, and much more.

As always, thanks for reading, and have a happy and healthy weekend!

Health risks from pets can be avoided with preventive care

The Evolution of Bird Flu, and the Race to Keep Up
New York Times

Rabies case serves as reminder not to handle wildlife
WSFA-TV (Ala.)

Rabies outbreak in Carlsbad prompts warning to avoid wild animals
Carlsbad Current-Argus (N.M.)

Cases of eastern equine encephalitis reported by state veterinarian

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus across country, human cases confirmed: How to stay safe
CBS News

Yale Study Suggests Cause of Lyme-Related Arthritis
Hartfort Courant (Conn.)

Health department issues tips for cutting risk of salmonella infection from live poultry

Working like a dog: Study confirms benefits of bringing pets to work
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Service dog a lifesaver for child with diabetes, autism
Wichita Eagle (Kan.)

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