One Health Institute

Sri Lankan Veterinarian in California

Today, we continue our Student Experiences in One Health series sharing first-hand accounts and experiences learning, studying, and advancing the One Health approach. This guest post features a video from Sri Lankan veterinarian Dr. Ruwini Rupasinghe, a 2021 Rx One Health Field Institute participant, highlighting her experience in this immersive course!

Ruwini Rupasinghe

2021 Rx One Health - A Personal Experience

Today, we continue our Student Experiences in One Health series sharing first-hand accounts and experiences learning, studying, and advancing the One Health approach. This guest post features a video from Juan Pablo Fimbres Macias, a 2021 Rx One Health Field Institute participant, highlighting his experience traveling from Mexico to learn about One Health!

Marburg Virus Found in Sierra Leone Bats

First Report of Angolan-like Strain in Bats Since Initial Outbreak in People in 2005

Scientists have detected Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time the deadly virus has been found in West Africa. Eleven Egyptian rousette fruit bats tested positive for active Marburg virus infection. Research teams caught the bats separately in three health districts.