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One Health Headlines: Friday, April 11, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: 11 new cases of MERS have been reported in Saudi Arabia, where scientists are focusing on camels as a possible animal reservoir for the virus; anti-rabies campaigns have helped Sri Lanka cut rabies deaths by more than 90 percent in the past 40 years; a study of the world’s highest-flying bird may help improve treatment for human heart attack and stroke victims; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Fri., April 4, 2014

OneHealthIntersectionIn this week’s One Health roundup: France reports its first human rabies death in more than 10 years; studying mammary cancer in dogs may benefit human breast cancer patients as well as dogs; CDC sends team to investigate Ebola outbreak in Guinea; and more.

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One Health Headlines: Fri., March 28, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies are voluntarily phasing out the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals processed for meat; the salmonella threat associated with baby poultry; and Ebola is confirmed as the cause of 59 deaths in Guinea.

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One Health Headlines: Fri., March 21, 2014

OneHealthIntersectionIn this week’s One Health roundup: The World Health Organization calls China’s H7N9 bird flu outbreak “an epidemic”; scientists are hopeful that interventions to prevent seizures in sea lions will also benefit humans; Research into how dogs pick up social cues may offer insight into human behavioral and cognitive science; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Fri., March 14, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: People who keep backyard poultry flocks may be at an increased risk of Salmonella infections; a rare outbreak of skin infections linked to seafood markets has been reported in New York’s Chinatown; Libya reports its first H5N1 bird flu outbreak; and more.

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