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One Health in policy, practice, and response to emerging diseases

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Jonna Mazet, University of California - Davis, USA
Eri Togami, University of California - Davis, USA

One Health Outlook is pleased to present this special collection, “One Health in Policy, Practice, and Response to Emerging Diseases”. The series features original papers detailing timely and important topics related to employing a One Health approach in policy, practice, and response to emerging diseases from around the world, with a special focus on themes that have previously been under-represented in the literature.


  1. Early detection of Ebola virus spillover into wildlife is crucial for rapid response. We developed and validated a portable, cold-chain independent Ebola virus RT-qPCR assay.

    Authors: Dania M. Figueroa, Eeva Kuisma, M. Jeremiah Matson, Alain U. Ondzie, Trent Bushmaker, Stephanie N. Seifert, Francine Ntoumi, Beatriz Escudero-Pérez, César Muñoz-Fontela, Chris Walzer, Sarah H. Olson, Cynthia Goma-Nkoua, Jean-Vivien Mombouli, Robert J. Fischer and Vincent J. Munster

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2021 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  2. In an effort to strengthen global capacity to prevent, detect, and control infectious diseases in animals and people, the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Emerging Pandemic Threats ...

    Authors: Karen Saylors, David J. Wolking, Emily Hagan, Stephanie Martinez, Leilani Francisco, Jason Euren, Sarah H. Olson, Maureen Miller, Amanda E. Fine, Nga Nguyen Thi Thanh, Phuc Tran Minh, Jusuf D. Kalengkongan, Tina Kusumaningrum, Alice Latinne, Joko Pamungkas, Dodi Safari…

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2021 3:11

    Content type: Research

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  3. On 18 January 2018 a 40 year old man presented with skin lesions at Rhino Camp Health Centre. A skin lesion swab was collected on 20 January 2018 and was confirmed by PCR at Uganda Virus Research Institute on ...

    Authors: Vivian Ntono, Daniel Eurien, Lilian Bulage, Daniel Kadobera, Julie Harris and Alex Riolexus Ario

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2021 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  4. Although healthy plants are vital to human and animal health, plant health is often overlooked in the One Health literature. Plants provide over 80% of the food consumed by humans and are the primary source of...

    Authors: David M. Rizzo, Maureen Lichtveld, Jonna A. K. Mazet, Eri Togami and Sally A. Miller

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2021 3:6

    Content type: Review

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  5. Food insecurity is a global problem that requires a One Health approach. As many households in low- and middle-income nations rely on crops and livestock that they produce to meet their household’s needs, food...

    Authors: H. Gitungwa, C. R. Gustafson, E. Y. Jimenez, E. W. Peterson, M. Mwanzalila, A. Makweta, E. Komba, R. R. Kazwala, J. A. K. Mazet and E. VanWormer

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2021 3:3

    Content type: Research

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  6. The interconnections of humans, domestic animals, wildlife and the environment have increasingly become complex, requiring innovative and collaborative approaches (One Health approach) for addressing global he...

    Authors: Edwinah Atusingwize, Rawlance Ndejjo, Gloria Tumukunde, Esther Buregyeya, Peninah Nsamba, Doreen Tuhebwe, Charles Drago Kato, Irene Naigaga, David Musoke, John David Kabasa and William Bazeyo

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2020 2:23

    Content type: Research

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  7. The health of our planet and humanity is threatened by biodiversity loss, disease and climate crises that are unprecedented in human history, driven by our insatiable consumption and unsustainable production p...

    Authors: Julie Garnier, Sara Savic, Elena Boriani, Brigitte Bagnol, Barbara Häsler and Richard Kock

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2020 2:22

    Content type: Review

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  8. The second largest Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak began in the Democratic Republic of Congo in July 2018 in North Kivu Province. Data suggest the outbreak is not epidemiologically linked to the 2018 outbre...

    Authors: Tracey Goldstein, Manjunatha N. Belaganahalli, Eddy K. Syaluha, Jean-Paul K. Lukusa, Denise J. Greig, Simon J. Anthony, Alexandre Tremeau-Bravard, Riddhi Thakkar, Adrian Caciula, Nischay Mishra, W. Ian Lipkin, Jasjeet K. Dhanota, Brett R. Smith, Victoria M. Ontiveros, Nistara Randhawa, Michael Cranfield…

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2020 2:21

    Content type: Research

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  9. For many emerging or re-emerging pathogens, cases in humans arise from a mixture of introductions (via zoonotic spillover from animal reservoirs or geographic spillover from endemic regions) and secondary huma...

    Authors: Riley O. Mummah, Nicole A. Hoff, Anne W. Rimoin and James O. Lloyd-Smith

    Citation: One Health Outlook 2020 2:17

    Content type: Research

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