WHO asks farmers to stop using antibiotics in healthy animals

November 7, 2017
To preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics in humans, WHO is calling for an end to their use in healthy animals. In new guidelines, WHO recommends…
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Deforestation creates habitat for mosquito vectors

November 3, 2017
Deforestation creates a habitat preferred by mosquitoes that transmit human diseases, according to researchers. Most disease-vector mosquito…

Top stories to read on One Health Day

November 3, 2017
According to the CDC, the goal of One Health is to encourage collaboration between multiple disciplines locally, nationally and globally to improve…

As Madagascar plague outbreak loosens grip, concerns linger

November 1, 2017
An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has started to decline in recent weeks, with 12 previously affected districts reporting no new confirmed or…
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Schistosomiasis increases HIV risk in African women

November 1, 2017
A half-century of progress fighting schistosomiasis in China is being jeopardized by land-use patterns and landscape connectivity, which are…
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Nonedemic regions in Africa at high risk for viral hemorrhagic fever outbreaks

October 29, 2017
Regions in Africa that are currently considered nonendemic for viral hemorrhagic fever are actually highly susceptible to outbreaks, according to…

Prepackaged salad containing bat carcass was unlikely source of rabies

October 26, 2017
Two Florida residents who ate part of a prepackaged salad that contained a bat carcass were unlikely to have been infected with rabies but received…
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Mosquitoes become resistant to gene drive that suppresses fertility

October 19, 2017
Researchers have developed a gene drive that has the potential to reduce disease-transmitting mosquito populations by limiting female fertility…

Ebola vaccines elicit yearlong immune response in Liberia trial

October 16, 2017
Two candidate Ebola virus vaccines elicited immune responses that were mostly maintained through 1 year in a large clinical trial in Liberia…

Madagascar plague toll rises, WHO provides 1.2 million antibiotics

October 10, 2017
The number of plague cases in Madagascar increased to 231, and the death toll from the disease to 33 as of Oct. 6, while WHO provided almost 1.2…