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One Health, One Medicine: An Agroeconomic Consideration

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
August 19, 2011

Zoonoses, agriculture and food safety are all interconnected topics in that they all directly impact the health of humans.  The World Health Organization stated that in the last 30 years, there was an average of one newly discovered emerging infectious disease every year.  In fact, a report by Jones, et. al. (2008, pp. 990) indicated […]