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Opinion–Despite pandemic, don’t delay medical care for yourself or your pet for non-COVID-19 illnesses

April 27, 2020

Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS, is co-chairperson of NJ One Health initiative, director of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Women's Health ...

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One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team

April 25, 2020

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

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Expert says coronavirus exposed ways we can prepare for next pandemic

April 24, 2020

Expert Gerald Parker, DVM, PhD says coronavirus exposed ways we can prepare for the next pandemic

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Medical experts have a plan to prevent next epidemic-it’s called ‘One Health’

April 23, 2020

Medical experts have a plan to prevent next epidemic –it’s called ‘One Health’ ·        Health groups have a model to help prevent epidemics, using lessons learned from wildlife outbreaks ·        Approach requires collaboration among all health disciplines and governments Simone McCarthy Published: 12:59pm, 23 Apr, 2020 SEE: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3081192/medical-experts-have-plan-prevent-next-epidemic-its-called-one “… *Gregory Gray [MD, MPH], a professor…

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Press Releases on the Confirmation of COVID-19 in Two Pet Cats in New York – APRIL 22, 2020

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020 Press Releases on the Confirmation of COVID-19 in Two Pet Cats in New York U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/s0422-covid-19-cats-NYC.html U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAPHIS/bulletins/287d882

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A Pandemic like COVID-19: Locusts in East Africa – April 22 2020

April 22, 2020

  ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, NEWS, SOCIETY April 22, 2020 A Pandemic like COVID-19: Locusts in East Africa by Richard Seifman  “COVID-19 now joins the “Annual One Health Locust Pandemic”. Annual because it’s been happening (nearly) every year for thousands of years. One Health because it involves both humans and animals (in this case insects). …” SEE: https://impakter.com/pandemic-like-covid-19-locusts-east-africa/   About the Author / Richard Seifman…

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How does a pandemic impact our relationship with food? A new Penn survey seeks insights – April 21, 2010

April 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 21, 2020:  Media Contact: Hannah Kleckner Hall Associate Director of Communications University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine kleck@vet.upenn.edu | 610.925.624 Original release can be viewed HERE.  https://www.vet.upenn.edu/about/press-room/press-releases/article/how-does-a-pandemic-impact-our-relationship-with-food-a-new-penn-survey-seeks-insights   How does a pandemic impact our relationship with food? A new Penn survey seeks insights  A newly launched internet survey led…

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Why We Need the World Health Organisation Now More Than Ever

April 20, 2020

THE WIRE SCIENCE@THEWIRESCIENCE Why We Need the World Health Organisation Now More Than Ever https://science.thewire.in/health/why-we-need-the-world-health-organisation-now-more-than-ever/ The Wire These various frameworks are combined into a One Health initiative to account for the intimate interactions between people, animals, and plants in … “… As for R&D and sharing knowledge, the recommendations argue for reducing impact of pandemics, speeding up commercial production of…

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A treasure trove of valuable One Health concept/approach information

April 17, 2020

A treasure trove of valuable One Health concept/approach information vis-à-vis the current COVID-19 pandemic challenge… Knowable Magazine is from Annual Reviews, a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. Infectious disease: Making — and breaking — the animal connection We know pathogens from other…

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Rep. Schrader [and Rep. Yoho] Urges Swift Passage of Bipartisan Pandemic Prevention Legislation [The Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act of 2019, HR 3771]

April 16, 2020

Rep. Schrader Urges Swift Passage of Bipartisan Pandemic Prevention Legislation [One Health legislation: “The Advancing Emergency Preparedness through One Health Act of 2019] For Immediate Release https://schrader.house.gov/newsroom/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=392783 April 15, 2020 Contact: Larkin Parker, 202-225-5711  Rep. Schrader Urges Swift Passage of Bipartisan Pandemic Prevention Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)…

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Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Environmental Protection During COVID-19 Crisis

April 16, 2020

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Environmental Protection During COVID-19 Crisis Newswise (press release) … wastewater-based epidemiology, combined sewer overflows, the One Water movement, the One Health Initiative and private well water quality. SEE: https://www.newswise.com/coronavirus/rutgers-experts-available-to-discuss-environmental-protection-during-covid-19-crisis/?article_id=729940

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Deadly infectious agents like COVID-19 are more likely as our contact with wildlife grows | Letter [OPINION]

April 15, 2020

The NJ One Health initiative started when scientists, physicians, veterinarians, public health officials, advocates and the general public realized that to ...

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Will the next coronavirus come from Amazonia? Deforestation and the risk of infectious diseases (commentary)

April 9, 2020

Mongabay.org | Environmental Journalism … mongabay.org     April 8, 2020 Will the next coronavirus come from Amazonia? Deforestation and the risk of infectious diseases (commentary) “… The various steps in identifying factors that contribute to the emergence and transfer of infectious diseases come under the umbrella of a “one-health perspective,” which considers the health…

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“Opinion: Coronavirus outbreak stresses need for One Health and animal biotech advancement” – Executive Vice President, Food & Agriculture Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

April 8, 2020

  Wednesday, April 08, 2020 Opinion: Coronavirus outbreak stresses need for One Health and animal biotech advancement By Dana O’Brien Executive Vice President, Food & Agriculture Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) SEE: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/13437-opinion-coronavirus-outbreak-stresses-need-for-one-health-and-animal-biotech-advancement    “… Society was woefully unprepared for this pandemic. We must employ modern approaches to be ready for future outbreaks. One Health collaboration eliminates barriers…

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The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Crisis Reinforces Necessity for Institutionalizing One Health concept/approach

April 7, 2020

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis reinforces the essential and critical worldwide necessity for highlighting, recognizing and institutionalizing the principles of the One Health concept/approach i.e. “One Health is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment.” The One Health concept is a…

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Follow Dr. Fauci’s lead!

April 6, 2020

One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH ▪ Thomas M. Yuill, PhD ▪ Helena J. Chapman, MD, MPH, PhD ▪ Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD     ‘Shut down those things right away’: Calls…

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Life of the Mind Q&A: Laura Kahn *02 on COVID’s Spread and How We Defeat It – Princeton Alumni Weekly

April 4, 2020

Life of the Mind Q&A: Laura Kahn *02 on COVID’s Spread and How We Defeat It Princeton Alumni Weekly My book One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance, and the One Health concept that I develop there and elsewhere, shows how human …  SEE: https://paw.princeton.edu/article/qa-laura-kahn-02-covids-spread-and-how-we-defeat-it

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How to face the COVID-19 real world threat with masks?

April 3, 2020

How to face the COVID-19 real world threat with masks? An important descriptive means for creating homemade face masks is carefully and intelligently described by physician public health luminary and member of the One Health Initiative team’s Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php, Virginia M. Dato, MD, MPH – Past President and webmaster American Association of Public Health…

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U.S.National Institute of Health/National Institute of Allergy and InfectiousDiseases (NIH/NIAID) Physician Director, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Addresses One Health…

March 31, 2020

Since its onset, Dr. Fauci has been and is seen as one of the foremost trustworthy public health voices on the coronavirus crisis   U.S. National Institute of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) Physician Director, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Addresses One Health… – first POSTED One Health Initiative website Friday, March 09,…

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Follow directives to avoid spreading COVID-19 – pictouadvocate.com Nova Scotia, Sunday, March 25, 2020

March 30, 2020

Follow directives to avoid spreading COVID-19 pictouadvocate.com – Nova Scotia March 25, 2020. Follow directives to avoid spreading COVID-19 pictouadvocate.com The One Health initiative is a movement to forge co-equal, all-inclusive collaborations between physicians, osteopathic physicians, veterinarians, … SEE: https://pictouadvocate.com/2020/03/25/follow-directives-to-avoid-spreading-covid-19/  

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