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One Health Headlines: Friday, February 27, 2015

In this week’s One Health roundup: WHO worries that flu viruses are sharing genetic material quicker; Texas health officials search for a boy who had possible rabies exposure from an infected dog; mapping proteins in lizard venom may aid in the development of new drugs; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, February 13, 2015

In this week’s One Health roundup: Researchers at UC-Davis veterinary school study how newborn foals may offer clues to autism; China reports five more human cases of H7N9 bird flu; Iowa St. University veterinary researcher studies the impact of disease and climate change on an African camel herd to strengthen food security and human health; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, February 6, 2015

In this week’s One Health roundup: A new study sheds light on the complex exchange of parasitic worms between wildlife, rats and humans; The World Health Organization is still concerned about the spread of Saudi MERS virus, which has been linked to camels; Wyo. state veterinarian urges caution to those handling birds, after avian flu confirmed in several western states; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, January 30, 2015

In this week’s One Health roundup: Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine help develop a new treatment for rabies; the second case of H7N9 bird flu has been confirmed in Canada, in the husband of the country’s first patient; researchers aim to sequence feline genomes to help in fight against diabetes and asthma in people; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, January 23, 2015

In this week’s One Health roundup: Avian influenza dominated the One Health headlines this week, with human fatalities from H5N1 being reported in Egypt and China. Meanwhile, H5N1 is spreading quickly through Nigeria, and the first U.S. case of H5N1 was reported in a duck in Washington state, although the strain is genetically different from the strain that’s circulating in Egypt and China. It does not appear to have infected any people or domestic poultry.

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