Through the ages, contagions ‘impacted everybody’
Illnesses devastated native populations; Nez Perce culture foretells of changes that are still coming.
Jails that don’t change operations due to COVID-19 put all at risk, WSU study finds
WSU researcher has developed a new analytical model to better define the risks COVID-19 poses to incarcerated populations as well as the staff and community who support them.
Pet Facial Recognition Helps Find Lost Cats and Dogs
Animal shelters are using the technology to identify animals and reunite them with their owners
Wall Street Journal
The Real Reason Veterinarians Gave a Tiger a Covid-19 Test
It’s hard for humans in New York City to get a test for the coronavirus. So when a Bronx Zoo tiger tested positive for Covid-19, it invited some questions.
Kenya: Coronavirus - antibiotics, fever relievers helping passengers beat checks at airports
Kariuki Njenga, an infectious-disease expert and the director of the Washington State University Global health programme in Kenya, told the Sunday Nation that some travellers take antibiotics and others fever relievers a few hours before landing to throw off the laser thermometers at airports.
Kenya can combat virus, but there are conditions...
Scientists say with these measures, we can weather storm should virus land in Kenya
Your Pets Unlikely to Get or Give Coronavirus
The threat that the virus causing COVID-19 could sicken pets and spread between them and their owners is extremely low, veterinarians say.
Raising awareness may help prevent rabies deaths
Human rabies deaths are so rare in the United States that even healthcare providers may not recognize a rabies infection - or the role that bats might play - which puts patients and the public at further risk, researchers say.
Researchers use App in the fight against rabies
Researchers in Tanzania can now determine if a dog was vaccinated against rabies using a mobile phone camera image.
The East African
Antibiotics fail against resistant germs
Growing up in Kenya, Sylvia Omulo had two guarantees: falling and infectious diseases.
“I really liked to play,” she said. “Some of my favorite games involved speed and falling was a consequence of that — the other thing I was prone to was infectious diseases.”
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