One Health Headlines: Friday, September 28, 2012

Today is World Rabies Day, so we begin our One Health roundup with a series of articles on global rabies eradication efforts, as well domestic cases identified here in the United States. Other headlines include the latest news in the hantavirus investigation at Yosemite National Park, the importance of parasite control to protect not only your pets but the people in your household as well, a look at how research into pain treatment for dogs may also benefit humans, and much more.

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

World Rabies Day 2012
Alabama Public Radio

Target: Rabies-free Bangladesh by 2020 (Bangladesh)

Rabies continues to haunt population in Pakistan
The International News (Pakistan)

SC health officials urging rabies awareness

Maine reports first rabid pet dog in almost a decade
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Kitten tests positive for rabies in Henry County

Hantavirus outbreak puzzles experts
San Francisco Chronicle

Yosemite hantavirus outbreak may offer clues to rare disease
Chicago Tribune

Pets Share Owners’ Diseases
Scientific American

Don’t worm out of deworming your pets
Highline Times (Wash.)

Will that pet turtle make you sick?
Washington Post

A healthy bond: By improving pain treatment, therapy in dogs, research offers medical insight for humans
Kansas State University News

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