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2010-02-22 08:50:00

Animals have been found to have infected humans sometime in the past with the common respiratory disease Chlamydia pneumoniae.

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2010-02-19 08:55:00

A common bacteria found in many healthy adult females that can cause life-threatening infections when passed to newborns could be introduced to some women through frequent contact with cows.

2010-02-11 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- S.T.O.P.-Safe Tables Our Priority is asking the USDA to give a life-saving gift this Valentine's Day by declaring disease-causing E. coli's other than O157:H7 as adulterants in beef and begin testing for them. E.

2010-01-28 15:00:00

- article written by vaccine's inventor, Dr. Brett Finlay - BELLEVILLE, ON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

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2010-01-19 07:43:17

Scientists are starting to think that the recent appearance of Hendra virus is a symptom of bats showing stress as a result of changes we’ve made to the environment.

2009-12-15 20:35:28

In this week's PLoS Medicine, Jonna Mazet (University of California, Davis) and colleagues describe their work in the Tanzania-based HALI Project, which adopts the "One Health" approach to address emerging zoonoses, recognizing the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health.

2009-10-29 15:06:00

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DAI has been awarded a five-year program aimed at preventing future pandemics such as HIV/AIDS and H1N1. The global infectious disease program, called RESPOND, funded at up to $185 million, is the largest of five U.S.

2009-10-26 23:28:28

This week, the Public Library of Science, an open-access publisher, presents the "Genomics of Emerging Infectious Disease," a collection of essays, perspectives, and reviews that explores how genomics—with all its associated tools and techniques—can provide insights into our understanding of emerging infectious disease.

2009-10-15 10:45:52

Med-Vet-Net, arguably the EU's foremost Network of Excellence, has drawn the final curtain on five years of EC funding with the launch of a new report entitled, Building a European Community to Combat Zoonoses.

2009-09-22 14:50:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with World Rabies Day efforts, Dr. Michael Cates, DVM, raised awareness about the One Health Commission at the 2009 Merial Rabies Symposium. Held on Kansas State University's campus, Dr.


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2011-02-17 15:14:03

Lassa fever, first described in 1969 in Lassa, is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Clinical cases were known a decade before this but were not associated with this viral pathogen. It is endemic in West African countries and causes approximately 5,000 deaths. The Natal Multimammate Mouse is the primary animal host. The rodent is a source of protein but the virus is usually transmitted by the contact with the feces and urine of animals accessing grain stores in residences. The lassa virus...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.