One Health News

“Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy”

June 29, 2020

One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial resistance.

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COVID-19 and mask confusion: Separating myths from realities [helps protect wearer too!]

June 27, 2020

BOTTOM LINE:  Wearing a mask helps protect the wearer and others ... from COVID-19!!

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How Do We Prevent the Next Pandemic?

June 25, 2020

Understanding the interface between humankind and wildlife is essential to averting infectious-disease outbreaks. We can't afford to ignore it anymore.

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World’s largest public agricultural research network launches COVID-19 Hub to support global scientific response

June 23, 2020

"... Around two-thirds of CGIAR’s existing research portfolio is already directly relevant to tackling the coronavirus outbreak. The work of most immediate relevance encompasses four research pillars: food systems, One Health (the human-animal-environment health interface), inclusive public programs for food security and nutrition, and policies and investments for crisis response, economic recovery and improved future…

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The 21st Century U.S. and Worldwide Landmark Catalyst for “One Medicine-One Health”

June 20, 2020

"It has been a special privilege to serve as the Chair of the One Health Initiative Task Force (OHITF). The concept of One Health is not new and perhaps has even enjoyed stronger endorsement and support in past decades prior to the advent of clinical specialization in human and veterinary medicine. Achieving the end point…

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A Pandemic and a Call to Action for One Health: The FDA [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] One Health Initiative – June 11, 2020

June 18, 2020

WEBCAST A Pandemic and a Call to Action for One Health: The FDA [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] One Health Initiative JUNE 11, 2020 Please Go to bottom of the page on this link for listening to outstanding “One Health” recordings containing excellent explanatory slides: Webcast Recordings: *Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D. Professorial Lecturer, Milken Institute…

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END NOTES — Leadership During Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises (Dr. Laura Kahn)

June 16, 2020

Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP Please LISTEN TO Dr. Kahn’s Leadership Podcast: World leaders have been tested in their ability to protect their citizens against Covid-19, which has upended nearly every facet of society. Stable leadership is needed now more than ever. In this episode, Dr. Laura Kahn shares her take on the skills necessary…

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact & Response … Passing the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act

June 14, 2020

The COVID-19 global pandemic has punctuated the need for taking an integrated One Health approach to fostering and protecting human health and wellbeing. ...

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Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine – ONE HEALTH

June 12, 2020

One Health is an approach to understanding the interconnectivity of humans, animals, and the environment, and achieving the best health results for all. One Health initiatives are being supported by global organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and more.

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Notable “One Health” endorsements

June 11, 2020

Karl M. Johnson, MD Past Director, Middle America Research Unit National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH Founding Chief, Special Pathogens Branch, CDC (retired) 10 Calle Final Placitas, NM 87043 November 15, 2008 – Eminent virologists, Drs. Karl Johnson (physician) and Fred Murphy (veterinarian) worked at CDC as co-equal investigators, together discovering the etiologic…

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Focus needed to better manage future pandemics

June 9, 2020

The One-Health approach is gaining traction as it enables the collaboration needed across different sectors and disciplines, working at the local, regional, national, and global levels...

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A perspective … some significant Historic Inspirations for advancing the One Medicine/One Health concept & movement – 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries

June 8, 2020

Leading past One Medicine/One Health physicians—“Giants”:   Rudolf Virchow, MD (the father of cellular pathology and coined the term “zoonosis”) “Between animal and human medicine there are no dividing lines–nor should there be.  The object is different but the experience obtained constitutes the basis of all medicine.”  Vichow’s Contributions to Veterinary Medicine: Celebrated Then, Forgotten…

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Nature is our Greatest Source of Health and Well-Being

June 5, 2020

“... Supporting agrobiodiversity and adopting integrated ecosystem-based and One Health approaches provide valuable opportunities to enhance the sustainability of food production systems and are instrumental to the effective management of potential health risks, such as food safety and infectious diseases outbreaks. ...”

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Regulatory front for June 4, 2020

June 5, 2020

“The Biotechnology Innovation Organization and the Council of State Bioscience Associations wrote to the U.S. House and Senate leadership this week to urge support for the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act ... "

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A significant early Coronavirus disease [COVID-19] Companion Animal—pet cat and dog international research notice

June 4, 2020

Repeat posting of … ProMED Outbreak Reports ProMED Publications CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 UPDATE (227): ANIMALS, CAT, DOG, RESEARCH, EXPERIMENTAL INFECTION 1 June 2020 June 2, 2020 VIEW PUBLICATION “Abstract The pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 has reached nearly every country in the world with extraordinary person-to-person transmission. The most likely original source of the virus…

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Food Safety News: Researchers present work at virtual one health meeting

June 2, 2020

June 2, 2020 Editor’s note: This article, Part 1 of 2, summarizes oral and poster presentations from the three-day event meeting of the One Health European Joint Program

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Again, Follow Dr. Fauci’s lead!

May 31, 2020

"The American people and the international community needs to listen to Dr. Anthony Fauci about the Coronavirus Pandemic and his endorsement of utilizing the One Health concept/approach ..."

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Can stronger partnerships between human & animal health experts prevent the next COVID-19?

May 28, 2020

SEE: “ … Dutton has become involved in  One Health Initiative, a global effort to integrate human and veterinary medicine. Among its goals:  thwarting zoonotic outbreaks. “There are a variety of international and national organizations that are collaborating on so many levels with the understanding that there is a whole ecosystem of animal health that links…

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Notable Modern-day ‘One Health’ Comparative Medical History to remember …

May 25, 2020

Peter G. Anderson, DVM, PhD  Gary Roubin, BVSc (equiv. DVM), MB (equiv. MD), PhD Saving lives through “One Health” concept/approach, interdisciplinary scientific research …   Please see posted on current One Health Initiative website and reprinted below:  “ONE HEALTH in Action” – First Flexible Coil Balloon Expandable Intracoronary Stent Development for Humans – Posted…

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WELCOME to the new updated One Health Initiative team website in collaboration with Crozet BioPharma

May 21, 2020

The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team welcomes all U.S. and international visitors to our new, updated website.

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