One Health Headlines: Friday, October 26, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: Veterinarians and human doctors in Kenya team up to fight infectious diseases and limit outbreaks; researchers in Iowa surprised to find MRSA in 2.6 percent of wildlife tested; rabies cases in Arkansas rise nearly three times higher in 2012 compared to 2011; and much more.

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

Medical and veterinary scientists fight infectious diseases
Coastweek Newspapers (Kenya)

Study: Fair-related swine and human H3N2 viruses closely match
CIDRAP News (Minn.)

“Superbug” Found in Iowa Wildlife
KCRG-TV (Iowa)

Rabies cases up in Arkansas
KATV (Ark.)

Kissing dogs can lead to gum disease: study
New York Daily News

Planet of the Apes: Viruses use kinship of humans and apes
Philadelphia Inquirer

Viral research faces clampdown

Webinar to focus on risks of feral hog diseases in Texas
Southwest Farm Press

Radioactive cesium levels still elevated in Fukushima, Japan, fish
Los Angeles Times

Recognizing the role pets play in their owners’ lives, hospitals sometimes let them visit
Columbia Tribune (Mo.)


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