Dr. Lonnie King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State has published an op-ed piece in Huffington Post called "The Age of Contagion." Emerging infectious diseases are typcially zoonotic - starting in an animal population and moving to people. This threat to public health must be met with new methods of research for detection, prevention, and cures. The "One Health" approach focuses on the connections between people, animals and the environment and provides a new way to look at public health in a new eral of contagious diseases. Click here to read more of "The Age of Contagion."