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Monkeypox is not our next pandemic, but it has lessons for us

Korea Times 26 Jun 2022
By Cory Franklin and Robert A. Weinstein. Monkeypox is a viral disease, distantly related to its far more deadly cousin, smallpox ... First documented in people in Africa in 1970, monkeypox has probably been circulating in central and West Africa for decades ... Yes and no ... in 2003 was caused by the importing of small pet mammals into the country from Africa.

The Monkeypox Virus May Be Exhibiting ‘Accelerated Evolution’

The Daily Beast 24 Jun 2022
There are two main strains, one each in West and Central Africa ... The virus potentially traveled beyond Africa in animals such as pet rodents, and spread from animal to animal before finally jumping to a human host and triggering the current outbreak some time prior to May, the geneticists wrote.

COMMENTARY: Monkeypox is not our next pandemic, but it has lessons for us

The Post-Star 23 Jun 2022
CORY FRANKLIN AND ROBERT A. WEINSTEIN Chicago Tribune ... First documented in people in Africa in 1970, monkeypox has probably been circulating in central and west Africa for decades. It gained its name because it was originally discovered in monkeys ... Yes and no ... in 2003 was caused by the importing of small pet mammals into the country from Africa ... Dr ... Dr ... .

Era of pandemics shows need for global wildlife action

The Hill 22 Jun 2022
As of June, more than 1,470 confirmed monkeypox cases have been documented in 31 countries outside of Africa, including the United States, Australia and nations in Europe ... As one example, monkeypox was previously reported outside of Africa back in 2003 because of the pet trade.

Insights on the Pet Hair Care Global Market to 2027 - Online Platforms Have Been ...

Eagle-Tribune 22 Jun 2022
The "Pet Hair Care Market - Forecasts from 2022 to 2027" report has been added to's offering ... Pet hair care products include shampoo, conditioner, serum, and more ... Geographically, the global pet hair care market has been segmented as North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific region.

Monkeypox outbreak may get 10 TIMES bigger: UK's Covid lockdown architects warn 'major' epidemic is ...

The Daily Mail 21 Jun 2022
Health chiefs are scrambling to contain the tropical virus, which is usually only seen in Africa ... The UKHSA advises Britons to contact their sexual health clinic if they have a rash with blisters and have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed monkeypox case or have been in West or Central Africa in the last three weeks.

How Kansas, Missouri and prairie dogs were involved in first US outbreak of monkeypox

Finger Lakes Times 20 Jun 2022
The first outbreak in the United States, in 2003, affected six Midwestern states, including Kansas and Missouri, when people became sick after coming in contact with pet prairie dogs that had been infected by animals imported from Africa. The current outbreak is also linked to Africa, where monkeypox is endemic in about a dozen countries.

How Trumpian Populists Can Learn from ‘Compassionate Conservatism’

Politico 14 Jun 2022
Magazine. The Big Idea How Trumpian Populists Can Learn from ‘Compassionate Conservatism... Bush speechwriters Michael Gerson and Matthew Scully began using “compassionate conservatism” to frame their pet projects of fighting AIDS in Africa and — potentially worthy causes, but far from the bottom-up, communitarian approach advocated for by Olasky ... ....

Robotic Pet Dogs Market- 35% of Growth to Originate from North America| Evolving Opportunities with ...

Victoria Advocate 13 Jun 2022
NEW YORK, June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The robotic pet dogs market share is expected to increase by USD 914.33 million from 2021 to 2026 ... The robotic pet dogs market is concentrated and the vendors are deploying growth strategies such as brand, labor, quality, and innovation to compete in the market ... Robotic Pet Dogs Market 2022-2026.

UK reports 104 more cases of monkeypox, mostly in men

Springfield News-Sun 13 Jun 2022
LONDON (AP) — British health officials have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease ... No deaths have been reported outside of Africa ... Meanwhile, countries in Africa have reported more than 1,500 suspected cases including 72 deaths from eight countries.
Edit | About 27% of SA’s 14.9m dogs and cats don’t have homes. That doesn’t ...

News24 10 Jun 2022
Out of the 14.9 million dogs and cats in South Africa, 4.1 million of are considered strays, according to the State of Pet Homelessness Index. But many of these strays have informal owners ... .

Animal Hospitals and Veterinary Clinics Global Market Report 2022: A $150+ Billion Market by 2026 ...

Eagle-Tribune 09 Jun 2022
Major players in the animal hospitals and veterinary clinics market are VCA Inc., Banfield Pet Hospital, Greencross Ltd., CVS Group Plc, Mars, Inc., National Veterinary Care Ltd., Pets at Home Group Plc, Ethos Veterinary Health, Animart LLC, and The Bargh Memorial Animal Hospital ASPCA ... HOSPITALS CONSUMER HEALTH PETS VETERINARY.

Hilary Swank rescuses dog while filming in New York

Black Hills Pioneer 09 Jun 2022
After driving around for an hour, the pet owner spotted a load of cameras and a number of police cars and decided to find out what all the fuss was about ... Chelsea said ... The 'Million Dollar Baby' star was inspired to launch the Hilaroo Foundation after she rescued her beloved late pet pooch Karoo on the set of the 2005 film 'Red Dust' in South Africa.

No monkeypox cases in Michigan; state health officials want to keep it that way

Michigan Live 09 Jun 2022
Natasha Bagdasarian, Michigan’s chief medical executive, said Wednesday, June 8 ... Those at risk also include Americans who have traveled to areas where monkeypox has been reported or is commonly found, Bagdasarian said, and people who have had contact with a dead or live wild animal or exotic pet native to Africa, according to the CDC ... Gov ... Gov ... ....

There’s so much to ‘sea’ and do on the KZN South Coast

Independent online (SA) 09 Jun 2022
Durban - Planning family outings is becoming even more challenging with rising costs putting strain on budgets across the country ... Cost ... Paintball ... Contact ... Cost ... The entire family will enjoy a trip to the biggest reptile farm in Africa. This Shelly Beach animal centre is home to several reptile species, a petting zoo with farm animals and exotic birds.