Author Archives: Michael San Filippo

One Health Headlines: Friday, October 31, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: University of Wisconsin professor sees common lessons in avian influenza and Ebola research; Asian nations prepare for a possible Ebola outbreak, with lessons learned from SARS, bird flu, and other past epidemics; research on dogs could lead to better understanding of human cancer; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, October 3, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: World Health Organization and U.S. Agency for International Development programs stress the importance of a One Health approach to fight the spread of Ebola and other zoonotic diseases; Bangladesh reduces rabies-related deaths by 50 percent in eight years; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, September 19, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Concern grows over the environmental impact of improper disposal of human and veterinary medications; Conn. police search for a man potentially exposed to rabies after bringing a rabid bat to a veterinary clinic; Veterinary pharmacologist warns that eggs from backyard chickens pose potential consumption problems; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, September 12, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Veterinarians and pediatricians team up to promote early diagnosis of Lyme disease in pets and kids; Ebola map of Africa shows more “zoonotic niches” where people are at risk from infected animals; a kitten purchased in North Dakota tests positive for rabies; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, September 5, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Recent findings show influenza A viruses passed from pigs to people at Ohio agricultural fairs in 2012; veterinarians in Nigeria working to prevent spread of Ebola from animals to people; how a golden retriever named Matilda has become a key player in fighting cancer among dogs and humans alike; and more.

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