Ebola outbreak surprising, but not the ‘Next Big One’
As the Ebola virus continues its swift spread across four West Africa countries, including several major cities, two scientists at Washington State University are monitoring reports from afar with measured concern.
Antibiotic Resistance and the Global Health Crisis
Because antibiotic resistance is a complex problem, scientists at the Allen School are taking several approaches to understand the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.
Global Animal Health Pathway Student Returns from Six Weeks in Africa
As part of Washington State University’s Global Animal Health Pathway, I traveled to western Kenya for a six-week clinical rotation in research methods during the winter of my clinical year of veterinary training.
Antibiotic resistant infection? Yes, you
Common bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics in “every region of the world,” concluded authors of the new report.
Global Animal Health Pathway Program creates a new breed of veterinarian
Heather Hergert and Kate Stevens, will earn doctorate diplomas from the College of Veterinary Medicine and receive certificates in global animal health.
Global Animal Health students join other CVM students in visit to CDC
Nine veterinary students and two faculty from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine visited the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week.
Ties to Africa: Baby giraffe named by WSU veterinary students
At seven weeks of age, he’s already 8 feet tall. Misawa (me-SAW-wah), the newest baby giraffe at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo, received his name Thursday from the results of a poll taken among Washington State University veterinary students.
Ancient child’s genome sheds light on colonization
Mapping the genome of a child from the Clovis period has shown his family is the direct ancestor of roughly 80 percent of present day Native Americans.
Roads and Floods Help Plague Spread
Plague has caused three pandemics to date, which together killed about 200 million people.
Saving babies: first international collaboration to study infant health, culture, lactation connection
Two Washington State University researchers are leading the first comprehensive international study of human lactation and milk composition.