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The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses. Since its inception in 2001, CAHFS has responded to emerging animal health, public health, and food safety issues by partnering with local, national and international stakeholders to improve food safety and public health. High-quality work that is based on interdisciplinary engagement and responsiveness to the issues at hand are the hallmark of CAHFS.
 
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If you missed the first issue of the CAHFS One to One newsletter for 2015 check it out.

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Summer Public Health Institute

PHI (May 26 - June 12) offers courses in nine interest areas: Culturally Responsive Public Health Practice, Environmental Health Sciences, Food Protection and Safety, Global Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Public Health Leadership and Management, Public Health Preparedness, Response and Recovery, Research Methods and Women and Child Health and Nutrition.

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Daily News - Featured Item

Lyme Disease Quick Review: Lyme disease is caused by bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, which is spread through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis or Ixodes pacificus).
The bacteria are maintained in wild animals such as rats and squirrels, but they can affect humans; humans are mostly infected through immature ticks called nymphs.
Signs of infection are “bull’s eye” rash, fatigue, chills, fever, headache, muscle and joint aches, and swollen lymph nodes

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