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One Health Headlines: Friday, July 6, 2012

The big One Health news this week centered around a report released by the International Livestock Research Institute showing the enormous toll zoonotic diseases take on humans and animals around the world, particularly in developing nations. According to an article in Nature, “The report identifies 13 such zoonotic diseases, including tuberculosis, anthrax and hepatitis E, which together cause 2.4 billion cases of human illness and 2.2 million deaths each year, mostly in low- and middle-income nations.”

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One Health Headlines: Friday, June 22, 2012

Last week we highlighted some of the wide coverage given to the recently published One Health-related book “Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing.” This coverage included a lengthy essay in the New York Times by the authors of Zoobiquity, taking a look at some of the conditions that effect both humans and animals. We lead off this One Health roundup with AVMA President-Elect Doug Aspros’ response to that essay, which appeared in the Times earlier this week.

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