One Health News

“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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Preventative measures to help avoid another pandemic like Covid-19 by adopting a strategy called ‘One Health’

May 7, 2020

60% of diseases that infect humans come from animals, many medical experts believe we should be taking preventative measures to help avoid another pandemic like Covid-19 by adopting a strategy called 'One Health', but what is it? 

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3 steps to help prevent another animal-to-human virus pandemic

May 7, 2020

May 5, 2020 at 3:52 pm - By Peter M. Rabinowitz is the co-director of the University of Washington MetaCenter for Pandemic Disease Preparedness and Global Health Security and director of the UW Center for One Health Research.

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A One Health Approach to Preventing the Next Pandemic.” Issues in Science and Technology

May 6, 2020

 “... Human health is tied to the health of animals and the environment. This means society will need to recognize the inextricable links between human, animal, and environmental health, and it will require sharper examination of humans’ relationship with and consumption of domesticated and wild animals in order to reduce zoonotic disease risks.

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Postscript – The World at Risk: Covid-19, Global Sustainability and 1 HOPE

May 6, 2020

“... His concluding comment that ‘Protecting the planet is the most important inter-generational responsibility we have today’ is one that must be taken very seriously by all decision-makers. Significant steps in this direction would be reversing decades of undervaluing and underfunding

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Of Markets, Wet & Pet & case for One World, One Health

May 5, 2020

Of Markets, Wet & Pet & case for One World, One Health   Tues, May 5 2020  By Jose Louies, chief of Enforcement, Wildlife Trust of India SEE: https://www.daijiworld.com/chan/exclusiveDisplay.aspx?articlesID=5193 “… As a conservation action-oriented organization, working through multipronged strategies, one of which is to curb illegal wildlife trade, WTI [Wildlife Trust of India] additionally advocates One Health as the way…

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OneHealthLessons.com has officially LAUNCHED!

May 1, 2020

“At this website, you can access One Health lessons designed for children and the general public (**the COVID-19 lesson is up!**), review Train-the-Trainer sessions, watch inspiring webinars, listen to podcasts focusing on One Health education, see One Health lesson reviews, follow a One Health education blog and more ...”

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One Health Initiative Team/Website Merges with Crozet BioPharma (A new dynamic ‘One Health’ synergism!)

April 29, 2020

For Immediate Release... Be on the lookout for the launching of a new, updated One Health Initiative website very soon!

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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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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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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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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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