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- Human health risks from canine flu?
- Rabies exposure...the good and bad
- Maybe I should buy a hat
- The "criticall important antibiotic" debate
- Turtles and Salmonella...no surprise there
- HIV and pets
- The big gun antibiotic controversy
- The Trouble With Gloves
- Projectile penguin poop
- Rub-a-dub-dub...dog and toddler in a tub??
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a veterinarian and an oncologist in Philadelphia are teaming up for research into the disease. With their findings, they hope to help both dogs and humans.
In this week’s One Health roundup: Federal health agencies probe Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken products; more evidence suggests that the new MERS coronavirus circulated among bats before jumping to humans; experts say rabies kills 24,000 people a year in Africa, most of them children, because many on the world’s poorest continent cannot afford the cost of the vaccine; and more.
After 278 illnesses were reported in 18 states, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has also partnered with state health departments to look into the outbreak that’s linked to raw chicken from Foster Farms plants. The products were sold mainly in California, Oregon, and Washington state.
In this week’s One Health round up: How the government shutdown affects disease detection, food safety, and rabies prevention efforts; cats may be the key to a human HIV vaccine; research suggest melting arctic ice is indirectly leading to higher mortality among caribou calves; and much more.