One Health Headlines: Friday, October 05, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: Why this year’s hantavirus and West Nile virus outbreaks could be a sign of things to come; rabies encroaches on Australia, which is currently free of the virus; concerns about human-to-pet transmission of influenza; and much, much more.

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

Hantavirus in Yosemite may be shape of things to come
USA Today

Within reach of Australia: Rabies is now present only 350 kilometres from northern Australia
Phys.Org

East Bay man dies from rabies believed to be contracted from a bat
San Jose Mercury News

SARS-related virus probe turns to animals
CBC News (Canada)

Veterinarians Warn About Dangerous Disease For Dogs And Humans
KAKE-TV (Kan.)

The Next Pandemic: Why It Will Come from Wildlife
Yale Environment 360

Report details Ohio H3N2v cases, cautions about pig barns
CIDRAP News (Minn.)

Study: Most flu infections in fair pigs were unapparent
CIDRAP News (Minn.)

Onset of flu season raises concerns about human-to-pet transmission
Phys.Org

Fish to shrink as global warming leaves them gasping for oxygen
Chicago Tribune

‘Dog-Tor’ In House At The Children’s Hospital
CBS Denver

Penn Researchers Show Relationship With Working Dogs Protect Handlers From PTSD
Penn News

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