One Health News

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 https://onehealthinitiative.com/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: https://www.nhpr.org/post/can-stronger-partnerships-between-human-animal-health-experts-prevent-next-covid-19#stream/0 “ … 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 https://onehealthinitiative.com/renowned-physician-interventional-cardiologist-endorses-one-health-concept/ 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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One Health Initiative team’s current Biographies May 2020

May 18, 2020

Laura H Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP – View bio Bruce Kaplan, DVM – View bio Thomas P. Monath, MD – View bio Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH – View bio Thomas M. Yuill, PhD – View bio Helena J. Chapman, MD, MPH, PhD – View bio Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD – View bio Becky…

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Who’s in Charge?

May 18, 2020

Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises (Praeger Security International) 2nd Edition

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The peril of human-animal chimera experiments – in Asia Times

May 17, 2020

... GOF or chimeric research, is also advancing the One Health Initiative that seeks to produce a cross-species vaccine for both human and animals. 

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Reconnecting for our future: The Lancet One Health Commission

May 16, 2020

 “... The apparent dominance of the human species comes with a huge responsibility. Thus, in our quest to ensure the health and continued existence of humanity, consideration must be given to the complex interconnectedness and interdependence of all living species and the environment—the concept of One Health.

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‘One Health’ Approach Could Help India Avert COVID-19-like Pandemic In Future

May 15, 2020

'One Health' is a collaborative effort where multiple stakeholders work in tandem to attain optimal health for people, animals, and the environment.

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“The Environmental Crisis Is Far More Urgent Today”

May 14, 2020

According to Serge Morand, an ecologist and evolutionary biologist at the CNRS and CIRAD, researchers in ecology and the environmental sciences are more politically-minded than they were 20 or 30 years ago. Projects that combine scientific research with political action involving local communities are mushrooming around the world. ...

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“20 Minutes With: Mark Smolinski of Ending Pandemics” in BARRON’S

May 12, 2020

“... Ending Pandemics also takes a “One Health" approach. You can see with Covid-19: We know three out of every four diseases that cause epidemics or pandemics potentially come from animals. We focus everything that we do in other countries on the One Health approach: Not only the human health sector, but the animal health sector. In…

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COVID-19: How much protection do face masks offer? MAYO CLINIC

May 11, 2020

“Also called a medical mask, a surgical mask is a loose-fitting disposable mask that protects the wearer's nose and mouth from contact with droplets, splashes and sprays that may contain germs. A surgical mask also filters out large particles in the air. Surgical masks may protect others by reducing exposure to the saliva and respiratory secretions of…

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Chinese, UK universities to jointly carry out One-Health research

May 9, 2020

HAIKOU/SHANGHAI, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Edinburgh on Friday signed a cooperation framework agreement online on the establishment of a "One-Health" research center. 

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Opinion: Helping women get into science early for future pandemic response

May 9, 2020

“ ... The coronavirus reminds us that we need more people engaged in preparedness for and response to future outbreaks and pandemics. Women — making up a large portion of the world’s population — do not have to be left behind. They need to be engaged in science to be equipped to deal with global challenges.

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THE LANCET: “Calling for a COVID-19 One Health Research Coalition”

May 8, 2020

Calling for a COVID-19 One Health Research Coalition Published:May 07, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31028-X “Emerging from its ancestral bat host in December, 2019, possibly at a wildlife trading market in Wuhan, China, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had by mid-April, 2020, spread globally, infecting more than 2 million individuals and causing at least 130 000 deaths. Travel restrictions were…

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