One Health Publications

COVID-19 Vaccine Update by Carrie La Jeunesse, DVM, CT, CFE

February 5, 2021

In this informational session, Dr. Carrie La Jeunesse will provide a synopsis of current information on the two mRNA COVID-19 vaccines currently being deployed under the Emergency Use Authorization in the United States.

Basic vaccine information
Emergency use authorization vs. full licensing
Susceptibility of different populations
Tiered vaccine administration roll-out
Side effects and precautions
Vaccine resistance, at risk-populations, and health communications
What COVID-19 vaccines might mean for/in the workplace.

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The Sleeping Giants of Vaccine Production Awaken

February 4, 2021

Stirred to action by the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine stalwarts mobilize new formats, accelerate development, and scale up manufacturing

 

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Pharmaceutical giants not ready for next pandemic, report warns

January 26, 2021

Ten of the world’s most infectious diseases identified by the WHO not being catered for by drug firms

 

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To Prevent Pandemics and Protect Biodiversity, Combat Wildlife Crime

January 26, 2021

… it threatens global public health and the extinction of endangered species. … animal and human health, and the need for a “One Health” approach, …

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Wildlife Trade, Pandemics and the Law: Fighting This Year’s Virus with Last Year’s Law

January 24, 2021

Wingard, J., S. Belajcic, M. Samal, K. Rock, M. L. Custodio, M. Heise, S. Fiennes, C. Machalaba, A.A. Aguirre. (2020). Wildlife Trade, Pandemics and the Law: Fighting This Year’s Virus with Last Year’s Law. Legal Atlas, LLC. January 2021.

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Uniting Infectious Disease and Physical Science Principles on the Importance of Face Masks for COVID-19

January 23, 2021

Laboratory Evidence on How Surgical and Cloth Masks Protect the Wearer and Others from COVID-19 

“Initial guidance from the CDC on the use of cloth face coverings was focused on the protection this would afford to others (an approach termed source control). In a scientific brief published November 9, 2020, the CDC reiterated the benefit of face coverings to protect others, while emphasizing that masks also protect the wearer (filtration for personal protection). 

Masks work by blocking or filtering out viruses that are carried in aerosols. …”

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One Health for all: The intrinsic connection among people, animals, and our shared planet

January 17, 2021

This visual essay in “The Photographer’s Frame” explores One Health, a “collaborative, multisectoral, and trans-disciplinary approach—working at the local, regional, national, and global levels—with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment.”

INTRODUCTION

A One Health awakening

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines One Health as “[a] collaborative, multisectoral, and trans-disciplinary approach—working at the local, regional, national, and global levels—with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment.” With the arrival of and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world faces an awakening to the critical necessity of a One Health approach 

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Bird Flu Outbreak: Another call for the One Health Approach

January 17, 2021

Greater Kashmir

OPINION & EDITORIALTODAY’S PAPER

“ … Covid-19 and the Bird Flu call for implementing One Health in a state as an integrated approach to attain optimum health for people, animals and the environment. One Health offers the opportunity to acknowledge shared interests, set common goals, and drive towards team work to benefit overall health of a nation.

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Strengthening vital partnership between WHO and France

January 14, 2021

13 January 2021 Departmental news

“… The annual strategic dialogue comes at a time when France has reaffirmed its strong commitment and leadership in global health with three key announcements this year: 1) the launch of the ACT-Accelerator initiative by President Emmanuel Macron, WHO and partners to support the development and equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines 2) an additional contribution of 50 million euros to steer the ACT-Accelerator initiative through WHO to intensify the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic for 2020-2021 3) the launch of a High level Council of experts moving forward with the One Health approach to strengthen prevention and preparedness for emerging zoonotic diseases….

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