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One Health (r)Evolution: Learning from the Past to Build a New Future

One Health Center of Excellence for Research and Training, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Animal Production and Health Laboratory, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Technique in Food and Agriculture IAEA, Vienna International Centre, 1400 Vienna, Austria
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Viruses 2018, 10(12), 725;
Received: 10 December 2018 / Accepted: 12 December 2018 / Published: 18 December 2018
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The One Health concept recognizes that the health of human beings, animals, plants and the environment is interconnected and interdependent. This idea has been shaped over the centuries and has gained momentum and traction as anatomy, physiology, microbiology and other disciplines have substantiated earlier theories. Here we recall major historical milestones which have contributed to shaping the One Health concept as it is today, and discuss the past and future drivers in view of future challenges in an evolving scenario. View Full-Text
Keywords: One Health; history; perspective; future; challenge One Health; history; perspective; future; challenge
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Capua, I.; Cattoli, G. One Health (r)Evolution: Learning from the Past to Build a New Future. Viruses 2018, 10, 725.

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