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THE INFECTION LOOP
Global Warming May Bring More Lyme Disease, Ticks
While these kind of outdoor infections continue to occur, the bigger concern is whether the more dangerous, domesticated
Bioterrorism Funding Withers As Death Germs Thrive In Labs, Nature
The strategy could address the risk of a less direct terrorist attack, such as the exploitation of a vulnerable water or
Flu Pandemic, Climate Pattern May Be Linked, Study Says
And while mixing with feathered strangers, particularly on water, birds can share viruses orally and fecally. Multiple versions
'Bushmeat' Trade May Import Disease, Study Suggests
While greater travel and immigration between the United States and Africa means the potential for more direct U.S. exposure
Exotic Pets' Human Health Risk: Could The Global Pet Trade Import The Next Pandemic?
Part of a series investigating the complex links between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. It's
Americans Worried About Global Pandemics, Yet Lack Knowledge Of Their Likely Source, Survey Shows
"People probably wouldn't want to see a movie that dealt with not deforesting an area and not having a tragic outbreak," Daszak
Dog Poop Poses Disease Risk: Scoop Fido's Feces While It's Still Fresh
"They should follow any treatment protocols that their vet recommends," she said. "This helps protect people too." "It takes
Drugged-Up Turkey: Antibiotic Use On Farms Linked To Rising Rates Of Drug-Resistant Infections
"It is not surprising to find Staphylococcus bacteria anywhere you want to look," said Richard Carnevale, vice president
Malaria vs. Mankind: Chemicals, Conservation And An Ancient Arms Race
Today's standard antimalarial arsenal has relied largely on the use of insecticide-treated bed nets. Some research now suggests
Kawasaki Disease: Researchers Find Surprising Link To Wind Patterns
Part of a series investigating the complex linkages between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. By
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Produce Problems: How Pigs, Pollution And Other People Taint Our Fruits And Veggies
For example, the law will require inspectors to make regular visits to fields like Jensen Farms to identify sources of contamination
Introducing 'The Infection Loop'
Executive editor, The Dodo
I'm excited to announce the launch of HuffPost reporter Lynne Peeples' series, The Infection Loop, which, along the lines of the growing movement "One Health," will examine the link between humans, animals, and the environment.
'Contagion' Connections: How Links Among Humans, Animals And The Environment May Be Spawning A New Class Of Infectious Diseases
Within a pig, the virus can exchange genetic material with other native viruses, resulting in an amplified and human-ready
GAO Urges Improved Federal Efforts To Address Antibiotic-Resistance Stemming From Farms
While the human antibiotics use is known to also play a role in the development of antibiotic-resistant infections, recent
Dengue Fever Prevention: Vaccinating Mosquitoes With Bacteria To Protect People
"This is an enormous, growing and uncontrolled problem that is spreading into new geographic areas, including Florida," Kathryn
Doctors Take Aim At Antibiotic Resistance From Factory Farming
"Gonorrhea didn’t invent its own resistance," Levy said. "It picked it up from other bacteria thanks to the misuse of antibiotics
Ehrlichia: New Tick Infection May Be Linked To Environmental Change
Ostfeld emphasized the distinction between the initial emergence and the rise of a new disease. The discovery builds on evidence
Satellite Images May Help Predict The Next Cholera Outbreak
Ever since John Snow first identified cholera in London 150 years ago, researchers have focused primarily on understanding
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