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(12/Aug/22) This Thursday, the CDC decided to relax many of the COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines that had been in place for the last two years, given the lower fatality of the disease and a heavily vaccinated population. Click the banner to read the press release

(5/Aug/22) Researchers from the University of Veterinary Medicine and the Complexity Science Hub in Vienna (Austria) recently launched a global hub to keep track of SARS-COV-2 infections in animals. Click the banner to access it, or click here to read the article.

(29/Jul/22) Last Saturday, The World Health Organization declared the Monkeypox outbreak as a global public health emergency due to the rising number of cases in different parts of the world. Read the official press release here

(Jul/22) Recent research from two different studies further strengthens the evidence that the virus, SARS-CoV-2, originated in a wet market from Wuhan, China, where they sell live animals. Read the note here

(Jul/22) Wildfire seasons are getting worse every year, with climate change and significant ecologic disruptions going on, smoke pollution is becoming an increasing health concern. Read here how it can affect you

(Jul/22) Research at CalTech suggests that it may be possible to be vaccinated against animal viruses that could spill over to infect humans to cause another pandemic and also against SARS-CoV-2 variants before they even exist, read more here

(Jul/22) Preliminary findings of two Marburg virus cases have prompted Ghana to prepare for a potential outbreak of the disease, read more here

(Jul/22) Indonesia to buy more than 20 million of foot and mouth disease vaccine doses as a major surge in cases worsens the outbreak, read more here 

(Jul/22) As a part of a strategy to fight antimicrobial resistance, the labeling of over-the-counter livestock antibiotics is changing. By June 2023, these antibiotics will require a veterinary prescription for purchase, read more here

(Jul/22) In an article published this month, researchers from the Emerging Pathogens Institute here at the University of Florida found evidence that suggests that wildlife could be playing a role in ARM colonization in livestock, read the article here (open access).

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