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(16/Nov/22) We're in the middle of COP27 and here, at the UF One Health Center, we decided to bring you the most relevant and important news coming from Egypt. With climate change being a major driver of One Health related problems, we are sure that you will enjoy it. Check it here.


(18/Nov/22) Habitat loss and food shortages have pushed bats into closer proximity to horses and humans, fueling Hendra virus spillover, a new study suggests, a perfect example of how the One Health approach can be applied in real life. Read more here


(16/Nov/22) On November 13, health and finance ministers of the G20 countries officially launched the $1.4 billion global pandemic fund ahead of the G20 Summit which took place November 15-16. Read more about it here


(16/Nov/22) The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published six key recommendations for advancing food safety based on discussions held at the recent ONE—Health, Environment, and Society—Conference. The hybrid event was held in Brussels, Belgium, and virtually on June 21–24, 2022. Read them here


(01/Oct/22) A team of researchers found that after the mass mortality event caused by an amphibian-killing fungus, the number of Malaria cases in Central America started to increase. This effect is closely linked to the ecological role that tadpoles and frogs play in controlling Malaria-transmitting mosquito populations to humans.  Read more here


(26/Sep/22) The USDA started to scatter more than three million of oral rabies vaccines over 13 states aimed at controlling the spread of the rabies virus primarily among raccoons. The vaccine packets have been proven safe to consume for more than 60 animals including domestic dogs.  Read more here


(14/Sep/22) A joint team of researchers from Burkina Faso and the UK recently published an article showing very promising results regarding the effectiveness of a Malaria vaccine. A disease that is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and has been a challenge for researchers for years. Read more here


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(7/Sep/22) Researchers from the University of Florida attended a call for a trapped dolphin. After conducting tissue analyses they found that the young male was infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, or HPAIV. Another case was found in a porpoise in Sweden. Read more here 


(18/Aug/22) The CDC reported a growing E.Coli outbreak in the states of Ohio and Michigan. Thee are no deaths reported, and CDC officials are working to find the source of the outbreak. Read more here 


(17/Aug/22) The new henipavirus found in China is related to Nipah and Hendra viruses, and even if there has been 35 human infections, experts say the virus doesn't seem to spread easily between people. Read more here


(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


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