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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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One Health Headlines: Friday, August 29, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Ebola outbreak traced to toddler’s contact with an infected fruit bat in Guinea; Costa Rica reports country’s second human rabies death in 2014; collaborative research at the University of Illinois leads to advances in human and veterinary cancer treatment; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, August 22, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: A new study suggests that seals brought TB to the Americas hundreds of years before Europeans arrived; the chief veterinarian of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization says “Animal health remains one of the weakest links in terms of how the world deals with disease risks”; researchers identify the “genetic recipe” allowing lizards to regrow tails, which could have medical implications for humans; and much more.

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