November 3, 2020: One Health Day

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More than half of all infections that people can get can be spread by animals. One Health is an approach that recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals and our shared environment. Learn more about One Health.

One Health Day

One Health – A Comprehensive Approach To Preventing Disease, Saving Lives

One Health – A Comprehensive Approach To Preventing Disease, Saving Lives

Of all known infectious diseases in people, about 6 out of 10 can spread from animals, and 3 in 4 newly emerging infectious diseases that threaten people originate in animals. A One Health approach is needed to better understand emerging zoonotic and infectious diseases.

One Health in the U.S. and Around the World

One Health in the U.S. and Around the World

Each year around the world, it is estimated that zoonotic diseases (diseases shared between people and animals) cause 2.5 billion cases of sickness and 2.7 million deaths.

Share CDC graphics and sample messages on social media

Share CDC graphics and sample messages on social media

Download graphics and share sample social media messages from CDC’s One Health Office.

Calendar

Nov 3 – One Health Day

Nov 6 – Malaria Day in the Americas

Nov 12 – World Pneumonia Day

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Content source: Global Health