Tag Archives: e. coli

One Health Headlines: Friday, November 16, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: New research raises fears that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could spread through the air between species; how the recently sequenced pig genome could help treat animal and human disease; a medical team in Miami uses human cancer treatments to fight an orangutan’s lymphoma; and much more.

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Good hygiene best way to prevent E. coli infection

Recently, officials have reported an E. coli outbreak linked to a petting zoo in Cleveland County, N.C. A two-year-old died and 100 people became sick after being exposed. Officials still don’t know exactly how E. coli was transmitted, saying there were multiple factors.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, April 13, 2012

A number of rabies-related stories were in the news this week, with officials across the country warning that warmer weather and drought conditions could be linked to an increased risk of wildlife encounters and rabies transmission.

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Raw milk linked to 7 cases of E. coli in Missouri

Raw milk has been in the news lately, related to outbreaks of disease in several states. The Missouri Department of Health just announced seven cases of E. coli infections in the state, likely related to raw milk consumption. The unpasteurized milk can contain harmful bacteria, as found in a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, January 27, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup has updates on H1N1 avian influenza research, new information on how prion diseases spread between species, a look at the health benefits of pets, and much more.

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