Global Animal Health News

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    Increasing and accurately measuring rabies vaccination coverage in Tanzania
    Since 2003 the Serengeti Health Initiative has been carrying out rabies vaccination campaigns that aim to achieve the 70% coverage required in order to eliminate rabies.
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    Weighing benefits, risks of wild birds on organic farms
    Washington State University will help organic growers protect human health by assessing the risks and benefits of wild birds on organic farms.
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    Partnering with Veterinarians and Clients to End Rabies
    Beginning in the summer of 2015, the Allen School is partnering with veterinary clinics and their clients to eliminate rabies as a public health problem worldwide.
    Global Health Perspective
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    Four win DNA sequencing research grants at WSU
    Four researchers at Washington State University recently received grants for their next-generation DNA sequencing projects through the Genomics Core Laboratory at WSU Health Sciences Spokane.
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    The herpes experts are coming – one is already here
    More than 500 scientists from around the globe will gather in Idaho this week to confront the scarlet letter “H.” Herpes will be the focus of the 40th Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop in Boise, running Saturday through Wednesday.
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    Notes from the Field: Freedom from the Cold Chain by Allowing Villagers to Help Themselves
    Today the team are carrying out a WSU-funded vaccine trial that will determine whether our hypothesis—that the rabies vaccine is still effective even when it is not stored at cold temperatures—is true.
    Global Health Perspective
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    Tracking Animal Disease to Improve Human Health
    Victoria Olsen-Mikitowicz (’15 DVM) spent one month in Kenya working on several research projects including the population-based animal syndromic surveillance project, or PBASS.
    WSU Global Health Perspective
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    WSU center seeks to improve animal health worldwide
    Washington State University center is designed to work on global animal health issues.
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    Humans, livestock in Kenya linked in sickness and in health
    Though researchers have long suspected a link between the health of farmers and their families in sub-Saharan Africa and the health of their livestock, a team of veterinary and economic scientists has quantified the relationship for the first time in a study.
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    Cattle killer: two parasites are better than one
    When calves are infected by two parasite species at the same time, one parasite renders the other far less deadly, according to a new study published in the journal of Science Advances.
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