One Health News

UCL-Lancet Lecture 2020: Global Health Preparedness in the Face of Emerging Epidemics

July 23, 2020

Dr. Pate emphasized utilization of a “One Health approach” in his comments.  See approximately: minutes 28:15 – 29:30  and  33:05 – 33:15.

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

July 20, 2020

SEE: https://blogs.worldbank.org/europeandcentralasia/one-region-one-health-preparing-central-asia-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. … NOTE:  https://onehealthinitiative.com/what-the-one-health-concept-approach-represents/

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What the One Health Concept/approach represents …

July 20, 2020

The One Health Concept/approach represents the finest altruistic humanitarian motivations and goals for developing a more “expeditious, efficacious  global public health and clinical health system for ALL societies on earth with… multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment.”  “One Health implementation will help protect…

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[COVID-19 Update] Coronavirus Has Zoonotic Animal Origin, Scientists Explain Why

July 17, 2020

A plethora of information has been spread throughout the world in an attempt to keep people informed during the coronavirus pandemic. The conspiracy theory that coronavirus was created in a laboratory has caused speculations that it might be true despite scientists claiming that it came from animals.

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Combating Zoonotic Diseases in our Region

July 17, 2020

https://reliefweb.int/report/world/combating-zoonotic-diseases-our-region Joint media release – 17 July 2020 • Senator the Hon. Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs Minister for Women • The Hon. David Littleproud MP, Deputy Leader of the National Party, Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management “ … The One Health program is led by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural…

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Public Health Vaccines and Crozet BioPharma proudly sponsor and endorse the One Health Initiative

July 11, 2020

"Public Health Vaccines and Crozet BioPharma proudly sponsor and endorse the One Health Initiative."

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CROZET Biopharma Currently partnering to develop a viable Nipah virus vaccine

July 11, 2020

Currently partnering to develop a viable vaccine for the Nipah virus.  Public Health Vaccines and Crozet BioPharma proudly sponsor and endorse the One Health Initiative.  Please see  https://nipahvaccine.com/one-health/ 

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Safeguarding Animal, Human and Ecosystem Health: One Health at the World Bank

July 10, 2020

[including COVID-19 pandemic] " ... One Health strategies are highly cost-effective. One Health improves effectiveness of core public health systems, substantially reducing morbidity, mortality, and economic costs of outbreaks. ...”

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ECOSYSTEMS AND BIODIVERSITY: Unite human, animal and environmental health to prevent the next pandemic [“One Health approach”]– United Nations (UN) Report

July 7, 2020

“The report’s authors identify the One Health approach -- which unites public health, veterinary and environmental expertise -- as the optimal method for preventing as well as responding to zoonotic disease outbreaks and pandemics.”

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Health: How Fauci, 5 other health specialists deal with covid-19 risks in their everyday lives

July 3, 2020

As Americans learn to live with the coronavirus, many are struggling with decisions about which practices are safe or risky for them. The Washington Post asked six public health/infectious diseases specialists about their own behavior choices.

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CDC says U.S. has ‘way too much virus’ to control pandemic as cases surge across country

June 30, 2020

HEALTH AND SCIENCE CDC says U.S. has ‘way too much virus’ to control pandemic as cases surge across country SEE: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/29/cdc-says-us-has-way-too-much-virus-to-control-pandemic-as-cases-surge-across-country.html  “… The coronavirus has proven to be the kind of virus that Schuchat and her colleagues always feared would emerge, she said. She added that it spreads easily, no one appears to have immunity…

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History of the One Health Initiative team and website

June 29, 2020

https://www.onehealthinitiative.com   AND  www.archive.onehealthinitiative.com  One Health Initiative will unite human and veterinary medicine In association with: History of the One Health Initiative team and website (April 2006 through September 2015) and the One Health Initiative website since October 1, 2008 … revised to date June 2020 Note: There have been many inquiries requesting an accurate historical account…

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“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: https://www.fda.gov/science-research/fda-grand-rounds/pandemic-and-call-action-one-health-fda-one-health-initiative-06112020-06112020 Webcast Recordings: *Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D. Professorial Lecturer, Milken Institute…

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