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One Health Headlines: Friday, October 26, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: Veterinarians and human doctors in Kenya team up to fight infectious diseases and limit outbreaks; researchers in Iowa surprised to find MRSA in 2.6 percent of wildlife tested; rabies cases in Arkansas rise nearly three times higher in 2012 compared to 2011; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, August 24, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: Federal health officials say the U.S. is headed toward its worst West Nile outbreak since the virus first appeared here in 1999; variant H3N2 influenza, which has been spreading from pigs to people at agricultural fairs this summer, has been identified in several more states; new worries about drug-resistant staph passing from humans to chimps–and back to humans in a more virulent form; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, August 10, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: New strain of influenza (H3N2v) has infected 145 people after contact with pigs at state and county fairs; an in-depth look at the toll of rabies in India, home of the world’s largest stray dog population; a look at how environmental changes are affecting marine life around the world, and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, May 18, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes stories on the risks of Salmonella from small turtles and recently recalled pet food, how a warmer winter led to an increase in vehicle-wildlife collisions, the high cost of dog bites, the latest in animal research, and much, much, MUCH more (it was a busy week).

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One Health Headlines: Friday, April 20, 2012

Once again, rabies dominated the One Health headlines this week, with Toronto reporting its first human case of rabies in 80 years. This is only the third such case in Canada in the last 12 years. Further testing has revealed the 41-year-old man most likely was infected while working in the Dominican Republic.

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