OHI Content https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/tags/ohi OHI Content for School of Veterinary Medicine en Life-Threatening Foot Disease Found in Endangered Huemul Deer in Chile https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/life-threatening-foot-disease-found-endangered-huemul-deer-chile Scientists report the first cases of foot disease for endangered huemul deer in Chilean Patagonia in a study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of California, Davis’ One Health Institute, with partnering institutions in Chile and the United States.  April 24, 2019 - 10:30am Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/life-threatening-foot-disease-found-endangered-huemul-deer-chile Pre-empting zoonotic disease threats https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/pre-empting-zoonotic-disease-threats A multimillion-dollar Defense Department grant is helping veterinary researchers predict the emergence of highly pathogenic zoonotic viruses and prevent them spilling over to humans. April 03, 2019 - 4:04pm Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/pre-empting-zoonotic-disease-threats Local Extinction of Southern California Mountain Lions Possible Within 50 Years https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/local-extinction-southern-california-mountain-lions-possible-within-50-years Two isolated mountain lion populations in Southern California’s Santa Ana and Santa Monica Mountains are at risk of local extinction, perhaps as soon as within 50 years, according to a study published in the journal Ecological Applications.  March 20, 2019 - 10:34am Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/local-extinction-southern-california-mountain-lions-possible-within-50-years One Health for One Earth https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/one-health-one-earth In an increasingly crowded world where people and animals come into ever-closer contact, the lines that separate us – physical, biological, ecological, behavioral – are essentially gone. So, the future of conservation will be initiatives that address the entire ecosystem – a ‘One Health’ approach. February 25, 2019 - 1:57pm Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/one-health-one-earth Sea Stars Imperiled by Wasting Disease Along West Coast https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/sea-stars-imperiled-wasting-disease-along-west-coast The combination of ocean warming and an infectious wasting disease has devastated populations of large sunflower sea stars once abundant along the West Coast of North America in just a few years, according to a study co-led by the University of California, Davis, and Cornell University published Jan. 30 in the journal Science Advances. February 15, 2019 - 9:21am Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/sea-stars-imperiled-wasting-disease-along-west-coast Scientists Discover Ebola Virus In West African Bat https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/scientists-discover-ebola-virus-west-african-bat The government of Liberia, in partnership with the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and EcoHealth Alliance, announced the discovery of Ebola virus in a bat in Liberia. This is the first finding of Zaire ebolavirus in a bat in West Africa, adding to other evidence suggesting bats serve as a natural wildlife reservoir for Ebola and other related viruses. January 25, 2019 - 3:56pm Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/scientists-discover-ebola-virus-west-african-bat Individual Treatment for Ailing Orcas? https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/individual-treatment-ailing-orcas SeaDoc Society is a nonprofit born out of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. It's trying to form a new medical database to diagnose and treat individual, ailing orcas. The project is being modeled after a personalized veterinary approach used on critically endangered mountain gorillas in Africa. January 16, 2019 - 9:07am Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/individual-treatment-ailing-orcas Where Will the World’s Next Zika, West Nile or Dengue Virus Come From? https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/where-will-worlds-next-zika-west-nile-or-dengue-virus-come After collecting data and comparing it with every known mammal and bird species on Earth, scientists from the University of California, Davis, have identified wildlife species that are the most likely to host flaviviruses such as Zika, West Nile, dengue and yellow fever. Flaviviruses are known to cause major epidemics and widespread illness and death throughout the world. January 04, 2019 - 9:43am Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/where-will-worlds-next-zika-west-nile-or-dengue-virus-come Deadly Marburg Virus Found in Sierra Leone Bats https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/deadly-marburg-virus-found-sierra-leone-bats Scientists have discovered Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone. This is the first time the deadly virus has been found in West Africa. Five Egyptian rousette fruit bats tested positive for active Marburg virus infection. Scientists caught the bats separately in three health districts: Moyamba, Koinadugu and Kono. December 21, 2018 - 4:26pm Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/deadly-marburg-virus-found-sierra-leone-bats Visit California Raptor Center's Open House, Oct 20th https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/visit-california-raptor-centers-open-house-oct-20th <p><span><span><span><span>If you give a hoot about raptors, come visit the </span></span>California Raptor Center’s (CRC) Open House on<span><span> Saturday, Oct. 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. We have two new owl residents for you to meet—a barred owl named Tadita, and Ember, our first barn owl education ambassador in six years! </span></span></span></span></p> October 10, 2018 - 2:27pm Trina Wood https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/index.php/news/visit-california-raptor-centers-open-house-oct-20th