Science Explained: Why is the Delta variant so contagious?
Strain replicates better than previous ones; vaccination remains best preventative measure.
Daily Evergreen

Zeroing in on Zoonotic Diseases
Veterinarian and PNNL data scientist Lauren Charles talks animal-borne diseases—and how biosurveillance can help combat them.
PNNL

Dr. Felix Lankester talks about rabies in Africa and what is needed to eliminate this disease
Emergence Podcast: Dr. Felix Lankester about rabies in Africa and what is needed to eliminate this disease, including how to manage with cold chain challenges and new approaches to large scale vaccination campaigns.
Emergence

Delta variant poses threat to fall semester
New COVID-19 strain more contagious; precautions being taken in case of another outbreak
The Daily Evergreen

Agrilinks-Feed the Future
Addressing Food Safety in Aquaculture Systems in Developing Countries
Foodborne diseases (FBDs), caused by ingesting food contaminated with hazards, is a significant source of morbidity and mortality around the world.
Agrilinks

Fellows Selected for New Scialog: Mitigating Zoonotic Threats
Paul G. Allen School for Global Health researchers Pilar Fernandez and Lauren Charles selected as fellows for the Scialog: Mitigating Zoonotic Threats, a multidisciplinary group of researchers to address the global threat to human health from animal-borne infectious diseases.
RCSA

Experts who crunch daily Covid-19 figures revealed
Co-chairs of Center for Epidemiological Modeling and Analysis, Loice Ombajo an infectious disease specialist and Thumbi Mwangi an infectious disease epidemiologist address a press conference at University of Nairobi.
PD Online - Kenya

Logran erradicar el Chagas en un municipio del Chaco
They manage to eradicate Chagas in a municipality of the Chaco.
Pagina 12 Argentina

KTN News Doctor's Diary: Prof. Thumbi Mwangi
Prof. Thumbi Mwangi explores his journey from a veterinarian to a researcher.
KTN News - Kenya

Researchers launch Sh600m drive to wipe out cattle fever
Prof Thumbi Mwangi, the project director, said it would combine laboratory science and field studies and will also improve the nutritional status of households, particularly women and children.
The Star - Kenya

Ticks affect not just milk, money, but school attendance also
East Coast Fever is a livestock disease that causes substantial losses in beef and milk and is costly to treat.
The Standard

Scientists bet on lab to eradicate deadly livestock diseases
For years, Kenyan livestock farmers have incurred animal, livelihoods and lives losses thanks to infectious animal diseases such as the East Coast Fever (ECF), Rift Valley Fever (RVF) and foot and mouth.
Business Daily

Q&A: WSU infectious disease expert discusses COVID-19
Guy Palmer is regents professor of pathology and infectious diseases at Washington State University, and senior director of global health at WSU’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
Capital Press

Washington on track to herd immunity, but still a ways to go
Immunity to COVID-19 is increasing in Washington, but not fast enough to slow the transmission of the virus.
KXLY