Experts find first hint MERS may be infecting camels (via Daily Star)

Fifty camels from Oman had Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) antibodies in their blood, indicating they had exposure to the deadly virus at some point and leading researchers to think camels could be part of the chain that leads to human infections. Only 15 of 105 camels from other regions had MERS antibodies. Bats or […]

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Human-Animal Medicine: Communicating Across the Species Divide

On June 25th, 2013, the Animal Health Institute (AHI), along with the American College of Preventive Medicine and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges brought together physicians, veterinarians, policymakers, academics and industry stakeholders for a panel discussion. The event on Capitol Hill focused on the nexus between human and animal health and examined the […]

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