Author Archives: Michael San Filippo

One Health Headlines: Friday, August 1, 2014

OneHealthIntersectionIn this week’s One Health roundup: Oregon reports the state’s first confirmed case of rabies this year; why skipping your pet’s fecal exam could be hazardous to your health; researchers at N.C. State University College of Veterinary Medicine are studying the canine genome to learn more about cancer in humans; and much more.

Read more »

Posted in Uncategorized |

One Health Headlines: Friday, July 18, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Investigation into possible anthrax exposure at the CDC reveals mishandling of H5N1 bird flu samples; researchers use “Big Data” approach to map relationships between human and animal diseases; raw pet food can make animals sick, as well as humans if it isn’t handled properly; and more.

Read more »

Posted in Uncategorized |

One Health Headlines: Friday, June 27, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Experts raise the possibility of using antibodies from camels for treatment of MERS; the decline of vultures in Bangladesh is threatening human and animal health; a look at how veterinary professionals helped the people and pets of San Francisco’s Castro district at the height of the AIDS crisis; and much more.

Read more »

Posted in Uncategorized |

One Health Headlines: Friday, June 20, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Bangladesh reports country’s first case of MERS; why a One Health approach is necessary to combat Ebola in Africa; researchers fight plague in Colorado prairie dog colonies, which could help limit exposure to people and pets; and much more.

Read more »

Posted in Uncategorized |

One Health Headlines: Friday, June 6, 2014

In this week’s One health roundup: The CDC confirmed the fourth ever human case of mad cow disease in the United States; seven people in Virginia are being treated for rabies exposure after encounters with rabid animals in the wild; U.S. Army veterinarians are working to control Kuwait City’s feral cat population and prevent the spread of zoonotic disease; and much more.

Read more »

Posted in Uncategorized |