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The concept of One Health has gained momentum in recent years and could well become one of the most important priorities for veterinary medicine in the next decade. It is important for today’s veterinarians to gain a full understanding of One Health and its implications so that medical and veterinary professionals can work in concert to protect and improve the health of humans and animals around the world.