The Impact of Pets on Everyday Life for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., Ellison, C., Struckmeyer, L., Zsembik, B. A., McDonald, S. E.
The impact of COVID on cat guardians: veterinary issues
| Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Erdman, P., Currin-McCulloch, J., Bussolari, C., Packman, W.
The onset of COVID has impacted the field of veterinary medicine and the lives of cat guardians in numerous ways, yet the subject remains largely unexplored. The purpose of this study was to better understand cat guardians' fears and concerns pertaining to veterinary care and obtainment of...
Locking down the impact of New Zealand's COVID-19 alert level changes on pets
| Contributor(s):: Esam, F., Forrest, R., Waran, N.
The influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on human-pet interactions within New Zealand, particularly during lockdown, was investigated via two national surveys. In Survey 1, pet owners (n = 686) responded during the final week of the five-week Alert Level 4 lockdown (highest level of restrictions -...
Human-animal relationships and interactions during the Covid-19 lockdown phase in the UK: Investigating links with mental health and loneliness
| Contributor(s):: Ratschen, E., Shoesmith, E., Shahab, L., Silva, K., Kale, D., Toner, P., Reeve, C., Mills, D. S.
Background The Covid-19 pandemic raises questions about the role that relationships and interactions between humans and animals play in the context of widespread social distancing and isolation measures. We aimed to investigate links between mental health and loneliness, companion animal...
Human-Animal Interaction and the Emergence of SARS-CoV-2
| Contributor(s):: Hassani, A., Khan, G.
Global mapping of landscape fragmentation, human-animal interactions, and livelihood behaviors to prevent the next pandemic
| Contributor(s):: Bloomfield Laura, S. P.
2020Agriculture and Human Values373603-6040889048XSpringer Nature B.V.Dordrecht10.1007/s10460-020-10104-xEnglishStanford University, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA (GRID:grid.168010.e) (ISNI:0000000419368956); Stanford University, Emmett Interdisciplinary...
The role of pets in managing uncertainty from COVID-19
| Contributor(s):: Nieforth, Leanne O., O'Haire, Marguerite E.
First Reported Cases of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Companion Animals - New York, March-April 2020
| Contributor(s):: Newman, A., Smith, D., Ghai, R. R., Wallace, R. M., Torchetti, M. K., Loiacono, C., Murrell, L. S., Carpenter, A., Moroff, S., Rooney, J. A., Barton Behravesh, C.
I was not born with a mask!
| Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira
Year 2020. The Mankind “evolved” frighteningly (in the broadest sense of this word); It created wings, conquered other planets, played God by manipulating DNA and the atom. Today, it is very “natural” to use a smartphone, but it seems ridiculous to hear the silence and...
Thirteen Dead Gorillas: Emerging Diseases and the Next Human Pandemic: David Quammen at TEDxBozeman
David Quammen talks about scary new emerging diseases—such as Ebola, SARS, bird flu, AIDS—and where they emerge from: wildlife. Most are caused by viruses. The phenomenon, when such a virus passes from wild animals into people, is called spillover. Two factors account for the...
Zoonotic Transmission of Influenza H9 subtype through Reassortment
| Contributor(s):: James Brian Kimble
Influenza A virus causes disease across a broad host range including avian and mammalian species. Most influenza viruses are found in wild aquatic birds, are of low consequence and refrain from zoonotic transmission. However, some strains occasionally cross the species barrier, into domestic...
A Pickup Load of Pigs: The Feral Swine Pandemic
| Contributor(s):: Jackson, P.