Tag: "wildlife" at medical news
Broad-based vaccination of wild mice could help reduce lyme disease risk in humans
...ademy of Sciences, demonstrate that vaccination of wildlife
hosts may be a promising ecologically based strate...and West Nile virus." "The targeted vaccination of wildlife
carriers could offer more far-reaching protection against vector-borne diseases than vaccinating hum...
Jefferson scientists reveal how some types of rabies invade the brain
...irus clone with those of a strain used in a rabies wildlife
vaccine and discovered that certain parts particularly the glycoprotein cover on the virus surface are responsible for the virus's superior ability to attack the brain. They reported their findings this month online in the Proceedings of the Nation...
Coast-mapping satellites will follow the tides
...urs, fisheries, oil and gas fields, tourism sites, wildlife
habitats and home to the majority of the human race. National hydrographic organisations, as co-ordinated by the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO), have the global task of mapping the sea and also the 'littoral' - that is, the stretch of ...
Rabies remains a costly public health threat, says Jefferson virologists
...ent of Agriculture-led mass inoculation program of wildlife
(through an oral vaccine in bait) has virtually st...in western Pennsylvania. It was the first licensed wildlife
vaccine in the country. Today, says Dr. Koprowski, rabid bats both insect-eating and vampire have ...
Like a deer in the headlights
Vehicle collisions with wildlife
are common and often cause significant property damage and human injury. In this issue of CMAJs Public Health column, Erica Weir discusses the injuries caused by accidents involving large animals like deer and moose and offers helpful tips on avoidin...
Research finds a compound associated with Scotchgard more widespread in environment and wildlife than first thought
...and the environment, although the amounts found in wildlife
are still very small relative to those shown to cause damage in laboratory animals, he noted. "What we've done is a global survey that shows you, for the first time, that this compound is out there," Giesy said. "We found a good testing method and ...