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Free online One Health course…Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy

September 23, 2020

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". ... A free online One Health course.

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COVID-19, Senior Citizens, and the One Health Connection

September 16, 2020

A One Health viewpoint … COVID-19, Senior Citizens, and the One Health Connection *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA and **Bruce Kaplan, DVM We are in the midst of a pandemic which has affected more than 6,500,000 million people with over 194,000 deaths (and rapidly climbing) in the United States from the pandemic. We know that nationally—but…

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Employing a One Health Approach to Mitigate Future Pandemic Threats – One Health Physician Leader Presents Video recording at Grand Rounds Lecture to National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

September 15, 2020

An outstanding visionary One Health presentation … Please see (approximately 1 hour): https://sites.globalhealth.duke.edu/dukeonehealth/images/2020/Videos/Final%20Zoom%20Presentation%209-11-2020%20Dr.%20Gray.mp4  September 11, 2020—NIAID https://www.niaid.nih.gov/ by: *Gregory C. Gray, MD, MPH, FIDSA Duke One Health: http://sites.globalhealth.duke.edu/dukeonehealth/      Email: Gregory.gray@duke.edu   *Dr. Gray, Professor, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Infectious Diseases & Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, North Carolina (USA) and Program in Emerging…

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Tiny antibody component highly effective against SARS-COV-2 in animal studies

September 14, 2020

https://www.sciencecodex.com/tiny-antibody-component-highly-effective-against-sars-cov-2-animal-studies-656318 PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14, 2020 – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists have isolated the smallest biological molecule to date that completely and specifically neutralizes the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is the cause of COVID-19. This antibody component, which is 10 times smaller than a full-sized antibody, has been used to construct a drug–known as…

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World Health Organization – Telephone conversation between Jean-Yves Le Drian and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (7 Sept. 2020)

September 8, 2020

The Minister and the WHO Director-General also talked about the High Council’s “One Health” project, which is designed to produce and publish reliable, independent scientific information about links between human, animal and ecosystem health, and agreed to work on this.

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Global Initiative Outlines a “One Health” Approach to Reforming Wildlife Trade Laws

September 7, 2020

"We must take a collaborative global approach to wildlife trade, one that brings together animal, human and environmental health -- a "One Health" approach -- and embed it into the international legal framework if we want give ourselves the best chance of averting future wildlife-related pandemics." ...

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Americans…listen and take heed of what Dr. Fauci says today, Friday September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

Americans…listen and take heed of what Dr. Fauci says today Fauci warns 7 states to take extra holiday precautions against COVID-19 surge https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020/09/04/fauci-warns-7-states-to-take-extra-holiday-precautions-against-covid-19-surge/24610832/ REMINDER: Dr. Anthony Fauci Gives New Guidance On Coronavirus Spread, Issues Warning – via DailyWire.com March 11, 2020 March 10th, 2020 BREAKING: Dr. Anthony Fauci Gives New Guidance On Coronavirus Spread, Issues…

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One Health Day 2019 Student event winner – University of California, Davis

September 3, 2020

https://onehealthplatform.com/cnt/article/one-health-day-2019-student-event-winner-university-california-davis

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One Region, One Health: Limiting threats to food and health security

September 2, 2020

https://www.crawfordfund.org/events/one-region-one-health-limiting-threats-to-food-and-health-security/  

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World Veterinary Association (WVA): Press Release – Veterinary Student Scholarship Program 2020

September 1, 2020

September 1st 2020, Brussels, Belgium: 2020 WVA_MSD Scholarship Press Release “ …Through promotion and practice of the One Health concept, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) strives to protect the health and welfare of humans, animals, and the environment. …”  

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Evidence for action: a One Health learning platform on interventions to tackle antimicrobial resistance

August 27, 2020

The integration of the One Health learning platform within the governance mechanism will help to maximise its usefulness and sustainability.”

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2020 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Virtual Convention Daily News Saturday: White House adviser Fauci delivers thanks, updates on COVID-19

August 22, 2020

https://www.avma.org/journals/white-house-adviser-fauci-delivers-thanks-updates-covid-19?utm_source=email-optins&utm_medium=daily-news-sat-2008&utm_campaign=convention2020&utm_term=link&utm_content=Fauci Published on August 22, 2020 Anthony Fauci, MD White House adviser and infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci, MD, thanked veterinarians for aiding human health through the study of animals. In a recorded message to attendees of the AVMA Virtual Convention 2020, Dr. Fauci delivered thanks for veterinarians’ contributions to the nation’s health and expressed hope…

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Human-animal health link explored at global convention: American Veterinary Medical Association ’s (AVMA’s) upcoming virtual event will feature a video briefing, discussing COVID-19 and One Health

August 18, 2020

“We are delighted and honored to have Dr. Fauci share this update on COVID-19 and One Health with our members on the closing day of our first-ever virtual gathering,” says AVMA’s president, Douglas Kratt, DVM.

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AMD and One Health: Responding to a multistate, multidrug-resistant disease outbreak

August 14, 2020

Antibiotic resistance is a One Health problem best addressed with a One Health approach

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PENN STATE NEWS (USA): Brooks named Forensic Science program director

August 12, 2020

" ... I hope to bring a new dimension to the group and contribute my expertise in medicine and veterinary forensic pathology, creating some interdisciplinary bridges and forging new collaborations in the spirit of the One Health Initiative.” ...

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One region, one health: Preparing Central Asia for future pandemics

August 8, 2020

SEE: https://www.timesca.com/index.php/news/26-opinion-head/22784-one-region-one-health-preparing-central-asia-for-future-pandemics One Health Among the uncertainty enveloping the world today, what remains clear is that zoonotic disease outbreaks will continue to occur. Zoonotic diseases (zoonoses) are animal diseases and infections that transmit to humans – for example, SARS, Ebola, H1N1 (swine flu), brucellosis, and rabies. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) estimates that…

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PBD Biotech welcomes BVA [British Veterinary Association] ‘one health’ approach to eradication of Bovine TB [Tuberculosis]

August 6, 2020

“Allowing farmers with Official Tuberculosis Free (OTF) status to use APHA approved but currently un-validated tests for Bovine TB (bTB) is one of the recommendations of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) in its recent policy statement. PBD Biotech, developers of Actiphage, a rapid blood test for bTB, has welcomed this ‘one health’ approach as it empowers farmers and their vets to…

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Amid the pandemic, doctors [from India] highlight ‘One Health’ principle

August 5, 2020

The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) along with over 100 doctors have raised the issue of ‘One Health’ with Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.

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S.3759 – Global Wildlife Health and Pandemic Prevention Act [Using One Health Approach]

August 4, 2020

A bi-partisan BILL to close high risk wildlife markets and prevent wildlife disease transmission globally, and for other purposes...that incorporates utilization of the One Health approach

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The origin of COVID-19 and why it matters August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020

The origin of COVID-19 and why it matters August 4, 2020 Co-authors: David M. Morens, Joel G. Breman, Charles H. Calisher, Peter C. Doherty, Beatrice H. Hahn, Gerald T. Keusch, Laura D. Kramer, James W. LeDuc, Thomas P. Monath and Jeffery K. Taubenberger   The COVID-19 pandemic is among the deadliest infectious diseases to have emerged in recent history. As with all past pandemics, the specific…

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