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

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

Global Burden of Animal Diseases: A novel approach
A novel approach to understanding and managing disease in livestock and aquaculture

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.

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.

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

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

Researchers create coronavirus database
Database allows researchers to see similarities between coronaviruses. This could allow one vaccine to work for multiple viruses.
Daily Evergreen

Estudio brinda nuevos datos sobre la resistencia antimicrobiana en Guatemala
“Tenemos bacterias que son importantes para el cuerpo porque tienen un propósito en la digestión y absorción de nutrientes. Sin embargo, la mezcla de bacterias entre personas, suelos y animales puede llegar a afectar”, Dra. Brooke Ramay.

Determining the role of health care settings in a pandemic
“When infections hit the health care system, and especially emerging infectious diseases, that tends to be when things start to go really badly,” said Eric Lofgren, assistant professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
WSU Insider

Stephanie Seifert and Pilar Fernandez inside the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
Global health researchers looking to improve the human condition
Deep in the Republic of the Congo’s vast rain forests, Stephanie Seifert helped equip hammerhead bats with GPS tracking devices so she and her team could watch their every move.

Animal Health Lab Grows a New 'Wing'
Food security and disease diagnostics are a main focus for the WADDL lab.
Lab Manager

Tomorrow’s Scientists: Matthew Mietchen
Doctoral candidate Matthew Mietchen is hopeful his research at Washington State University will help to create a better understanding of how and why infections move through populations — and save lives.

WSU Scientist building searchable coronavirus database
Long before any of us had ever heard of COVID-19, Dr. Michael Letko was studying coronaviruses.

WSU employees collect wastewater samples on the Pullman campus.
WSU sampling wastewater to help contain spread of COVID‑19
Wastewater samples from Pullman campus are being regularly collected and screened as part of the university’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
WSU News