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Krysten Schuler shown holding a Moose antler.


This Cornell Veterinary Podcast episode features Cornell's Dr. Krysten Schuler, who spends her days working to protect New York State's wildlife from diseases like bear mange, deadly fungus in salamanders, and chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer.
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Flu viruses and coronavirus started the last few pandemics. Could the next one be a paramyxovirus? Cornell's Dr. Raina Plowright weighs in on the risks.
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Cornell postdoctoral associate Alyssa Kaganer discusses chytrid disease and how we can help protect amphibians from this deadly fungus.
Red fox family standing in front of an old barn by Christine Bogdanowicz

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This new paper by Cornell researchers presents background and commentary focusing on companion and peri-domestic animals as disease risk for humans, taking into account the human-animal interface and population dynamics between the animals themselves.
A graphical representation of planet Earth's heart-rate.

Until now, governments have largely erased pandemic threats from their list of priorities, despite continued surges in the spread of animal-to-human diseases. Consequently, The Lancet and the Coalition for Preventing Pandemics at the Source are convening a commission on the prevention of viral spillover. 
A NY State beekeeper shown tending to his beehives.

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In this study led by Cornell's Dr. Karyn Bischoff, researchers found pesticide contamination of beeswax in New York State's beekeeping industry to be common, with commercial beekeepers experiencing the greatest contamination.
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Cornell's Dr. Raina Plowright will be serving as a co-chair of a new Commission on Prevention of Viral Spillover, convened by The Lancet and the Coalition for Preventing Pandemics at the Source.
White-tailed deer doe shown in a field of brown vegetation by Brad Taylor.

Cornell's Krysten Schuler comments on how chronic-wasting disease spreads in deer and the importance of monitoring the disease through surveillance.
One Health ad showing a bear cub amongst flowers.


In this eCornell webinar, Dr. Steve Osofsky, Dr. Krysten Schuler, and Dr. Jennifer Bloodgood of the Cornell Wildlife Health Center at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine share their experiences from the field and the lab to illustrate how the health of wildlife and our own health are inextricably linked.
Tiger walking in the forest by R. Gilbert.

Dr. Martin Gilbert, our wild carnivore health specialist, reflects on his decades-long research into canine distemper virus in endangered wild tigers, from the Russian Far East to Southeast Asia, and the valuable partnerships he has developed to help implement disease surveillance systems to monitor wild tiger health.