November 23, 2020
We vaccinate our dogs against the canine distemper virus, but it also affects wildlife, including the rare Amur tiger. Our own Dr. Martin Gilbert’s pioneering work shows how vaccinating Amur tigers against canine distemper virus could reduce their risk of extinction.
November 23, 2020
New research published by Cornell Wildlife Health Center's Martin Gilbert in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that vaccination of endangered Amur (Siberian) tigers is the only practical strategy to protect these big cats from a dangerous disease in their natural habitat in the Russian Far East.
November 10, 2020
Cornell researchers participated in an open discussion during the “One Health Perspectives” session as part of the COVID-19 Summit, a two-day event featuring researchers from across Cornell.
October 27, 2020
The history of an approach to health to prevent future pandemics.
October 22, 2020
Rabid deer have been found in Cortland and Cayuga counties in New York State, but according to Cornell Wildlife Disease Ecologist Dr. Krysten Schuler, there does not appear to be an abnormally high number of cases occurring in the region.
October 15, 2020
Dottie, a 3-month old bobcat, came to the Cornell University Hospital for Animals due to a limp in her hind legs. Following hip surgery, she is bouncing back and recovering well.
October 14, 2020
Veterinary toxicologist Dr. Karyn Bischoff and other experts discuss the problem with single-use plastics and how they are impacting the health of the planet.
October 12, 2020
A baby bobcat named Dottie was treated at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals for an infection and a joint injury after taking a fall.
September 30, 2020
The slowdown in human activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly travel, has created a unique opportunity for scientists to better understand human-wildlife interactions.
September 29, 2020
A bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, would direct the State Department to work with international partners to shut down commercial wildlife markets, end the trade in live wildlife for human consumption and stop the associated wildlife trade, end the import, export, and sale of live wildlife for human consumption in the United States, and phase out demand for wildlife as a food source.