One Health Headlines: Friday, July 20, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: The CDC warns the public about babesiosis, an emerging tick-borne threat to people and animals; veterinarian Monica Murphy co-authors a new book on the cultural history of rabies, the “world’s most diabolical virus”; veterinarians, MDs, and environmental scientists study the “ecology of disease”; and much more.

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

The Ecology of Disease
New York Times

Terrible Virus, Fascinating History In ‘Rabid’
National Public Radio

CDC Warns of Another Emerging Tick-Borne Threat
HealthDay News

Oregon man recovering from rare case of plague
San Francisco Chronicle

Taiwan finds H5N1 virus in birds smuggled from China
Agence France Presse

Analysis: Bird flu vaccine now? More than a shot in the dark
Chicago Tribune

Mexico Slaughters 3.8 M Chickens to Stem Bird-Flu Outbreak
Fox News

Mice Study Shows How Aging Slows Immune Response
Psych Central

Military veterans get help from four-legged friends
NBC News


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