Washington state’s tech billionaires pour cash into global health
Gifts from pioneering philanthropists have equipped the US state for a frontline battle against some of the world’s deadliest diseases.
New joint commitment of GAVI and WSU to eliminate human suffering due to rabies
Expanding on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) commitment to end human rabies deaths by 2030, the Global Alliance Vaccine Initiative (GAVI) is expanding access to human rabies vaccines for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to provide equitable access to human rabies prevention following a suspected dog bite
While death by “superbugs” is still fairly rare, the World Health Organization warns that, if bacteria keep evolving drug resistance at the rate they have been, such bugs will globally cause 10 million deaths per year by 2050.
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WSU remembers Paul Allen as friend, ‘legendary donor’
Washington State University remembers Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and a philanthropist and community builder. The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at WSU bears his name.
WSU loses friend and donor, Paul Allen
Those who knew Paul G. Allen at Washington State University were taken with both shock and sadness when they learned of his death today.
Research helps shed light on global burden of animal disease
Across the globe, families depend on livestock animals for milk, meat, eggs, even muscle power.
But when a valuable cow or sheep gets sick, farm families face a stark burden affecting not just their herd’s survival, but human health and potential losses for years to come.
President, provost host Veterinary Medicine town hall
The Town Halls 2018 series continues Monday, Oct. 1, with a session for faculty, staff and students from the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Research to help water flow more freely to farms, fish, people
New technology and management approaches could help the West’s precious water flow more efficiently for farmers, residents and fish, thanks to pioneering work by scientists at Washington State University.