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Zoonotic Disease Awareness

LEPTOSPIROSIS: a wee bit of trouble…

Okay, I'm making this story up...it's kind of, sort of based on a bit of truth... I knew a girl once, who had a big white pet rat called Normon.  I don't like rats in general.  I was told by... Continue Reading →

BRUCELLOSIS can cause CHRONIC RECURRING ILLNESS in people…

Brucellosis in cattle & farm workers - a story from the field Brucellosis is not something they teach you about in school.  Nope, I had to go to vet school to hear about Brucellosis.  To be honest, it was not... Continue Reading →

TRAGIC IRONY

almost 11 DAYS to go... and we might no longer have our VENUE!! Our venue was the auditorium at the Faculty of Veterinary Science in Pretoria.  It was set three months ago and today I hear, that in two weeks... Continue Reading →

Why is this site here???

12 Days to go... Good morning everybody.  Its 4:30 am on Sunday morning and it is 12 days to go.  I wanted to give a bit of background as to why this site is here in the first place.  So,... Continue Reading →

WHAT ON EARTH IS ‘ONE HEALTH’?

almost 12 DAYS TO GO.... Now, this is a question that the 3rd November attempts to answer.  Truth is though, the true definition is rather elusive.  Depending on who you are, you may be convinced that you are right, but there... Continue Reading →

RABIES

PATHOGEN: RABIES VIRUS HOST:   Mammals ENVIRONMENT:   Terrestrial/Cosmopolitan RESERVOIR:   Primarily domestic dogs, jackals, mongoose, bat-eared foxes in southern Africa. TRANSMISSION & INFECTIVITY: Bite, licks, scratches from infected animals SYMPTOMS IN ANIMALS (1) One of the first signs of... Continue Reading →

WESTERN CAPE, SA – PSITTACOSIS as a Zoonosis – 3 NOV 2016

13 DAYS TO GO... BUT, in the mean time, South Africa is busy hosting other awesome One Health events. Featured today, is an Psittacosis awareness event that is going to be held down in the Western Cape.  The Western Cape... Continue Reading →

16 DAYS TO GO…THE FAME & THE FEAR

A little story on BRUCELLOSIS is up with a sample of our Brucellosis awareness material.  Later today I will post a story on RABIES.  Keep checking to see more info on these diseases as the week progresses. Right.  Sixteen days. ... Continue Reading →

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM 26 OCT – 11 NOV 2016…

Hi there. So here you are...and there is not much here... Well, that is all about to change :-).  I will be posting at least one article a day on one of the following topics: Organizing our zoonotic disease awareness... Continue Reading →

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