One Health Publications

How we can stop animals making us sick

February 8, 2021

Macquarie University/The Lighthouse

“The best way to prevent outbreaks of disease passed from animals to humans lies in the One Health approach, says Macquarie University philosopher Dr Jane Johnson. 

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Five Steps To Prevent The Next Pandemic

February 5, 2021

With 2 million dead worldwide and a year’s worth of economic devastation, it should be harder to look the other way now.

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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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