A recent publication in the CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases journal talks about the factors related to the emergence of zoonotic infections. They have studied Nipah virus infections in man. This is another effort to bring visual abstracts for infectious disease publications of interest to me. The abstract of the paper: Preventing emergence of new zoonotic … Continue reading #VisualAbstracts: Humans, Bats, Trees, Culture and Nipah Virus Transmission
From the CDC Webpage on the twelve Manhattan Principles: These “Manhattan Principles” urge world leaders, civil society, the global health community, and institutions of science to holistically approach the prevention of epidemic/epizootic disease and the maintenance of ecosystem integrity by: Recognizing the link between human, domestic animal, and wildlife health, and the threat disease poses … Continue reading The Manhattan Principles
An outbreak of anthrax in Koraput, Odisha, and the lack of public health information around it prompts advocacy on the adoption of the One Health framework in India as well.