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The next One Health News & Events Update will be shared on April 17, 2020.

Do you have news you would like to share? Email onehealth@uoguelph.ca.

Please continue to check the University of Guelph's COVID-19 website for regular campus-wide updates. 

Here are some links to resources from colleagues across campus.

Our students at work! The One Health Student Committee is proud to highlight the work of member Emmy Luo.

Ontario hospitals are facing a shortage of PPE. Emmy and a friend put together a fundraiser to donate surgical masks and reusable 3D printed face shields. To find out more, or to donate: gf.me/u/xvr3qk. Every little bit counts.


Responding to Animal Disease Outbreaks and Natural Disasters with a One Health Approach

April 16, 2020 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM Eastern

Hosted by the One Health Academy of Washington D.C. with webinar support provided by the One Health Commission.

The webinar is free but registration is required to receive your unique login link.

To register, click here

Wildlife trade: the social, cultural, and political stakes

April 30, 2020 | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (UTC-4)

Dr. Laura Kahn | Princeton University, USA

Dr. Christos Lynteris | University of St. Andrews, UK

This webinar joins two experts in zoonotic epidemics in an inter-disciplinary dialogue about the social, cultural, and political stakes of eliminating the wildlife trade and, in particular, the role of “wet markets”. As the breeding ground for the current worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, epidemiologists, public health officials, and wildlife conservationists have called for shutting down these markets. However, as a central means of sustenance for many communities around the world, the full impacts of closing the markets and necessary strategies to address them will be addressed.

The webinar is free but registration is required to receive your unique login link.

To register, click here

And finally - some good news! a heartwarming story about the impact of One Health on the way we are thinking about combatting Covid-19. 

Veterinary scientist hailed for Faroe Islands' lack of Covid-19 deaths

World news | The Guardian

A scientist who adapted his veterinary lab to test for disease among humans rather than salmon is being celebrated for helping the Faroe Islands avoid coronavirus deaths...


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