“Two new tools… designed to advance One Health …” Wildlife Health Reporting Tools May Help Prevent Human Illness Released: 10/25/2010 9:00:00 AM Two new tools that enable the public to report sick or dead wild animals could also lead to the detection and containment of wildlife disease outbreaks that may pose a health risk to people. The Wildlife Health Event Reporter (WHER) is a new website that enables anyone with an Internet connection to report sightings of sick or dead wildlife. has enhanced its mobile phone application “Outbreaks Near Me” to accept and relay wildlife health reports to the WHER site. The application continues to accept reports of human illness. … … Both the WHER and “Outbreaks Near Me” are designed to advance One Health, a worldwide initiative to expand interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals, and the environment. … Please read entire press release:     Information provided to the One Health Initiative website by:   F. Joshua Dein, VMD, MSNBII Wildife Disease Information Node    USGS National Wildlife Health Center    UW Nelson Institute for Environmental StudiesP: +1.608.729.5919  F:+1.608.270.2415Email:    Wildlife Health Event ReporterWildlife Disease News DigestGlobal Wildlife Disease News MapWDIN News Feeds