One Health Headlines: Friday, September 7, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: A third death has been linked to rodent-borne hantavirus in Yosemite National Park; a new highly-toxic strain of H5N1 bird flu has been identified in Vietnam; a look at how “alien mammals” threaten Europe’s biodiversity and human health; and much more.

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

Yosemite hantavirus warning widened after third death
The Guardian (U.K.)

Rare Colorado plague case had Girl Scout near death
Denver Post

Vietnam hit by new ‘highly-toxic’ bird flu: reports
Agence France-Presse

WSU’s animal health research center to be dedicated
The Spokesman-Review (Wash.)

This summer’s scary bugs–West Nile, hantavirus, plague–are rare: Tips on how to stay safe
Washington Post

Dr. Murray Feingold: Animal genetics help scientists understand diseases
Norwich Bulletin (Conn.)

‘Alien mammal’ invasion of Europe
BBC News (U.K.)

Drought limits migrating birds’ rest stops
USA Today

Rabid Beaver Attacks 83-year-old Virginia Woman
The Oregonian

 

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