To Prevent Pandemics, Bridging the Human and Animal Health Divide

  • Johanne Ellis-Iversen

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Veterinarians, farmers, and zookeepers could help prevent the next pandemic, but their expertise has been overlooked.
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In agricultural animal health, “outbreaks of exotic disease in well-regulated countries rarely get big because we identify and control them right away,” said Ellis-Iversen, now a senior adviser and veterinary epidemiologist at the National Food Institute at the Technical University of Denmark. She is also the co-author of a paper published in late March that describes how veterinary surveillance methods could be adapted to randomly survey human populations for Covid-19.

Source: Undark.org

Period18 May 2020

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  • TitleTo Prevent Pandemics, Bridging the Human and Animal Health Divide
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletUndark.org
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date18/05/2020
    Producer/AuthorLynne Peeples
    URLhttps://undark.org/2020/05/18/human-animal-medicine-pandemic/
    PersonsJohanne Ellis-Iversen

Keywords

  • zoonoses
  • disease-causing microorganisms