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Erasing the Invisible Line to Empower the Pandemic Response

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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70010 Valenzano, Italy
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Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise ‘G. Caporale’, 64100 Teramo, Italy
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One Health Center of Excellence, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
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Viruses 2021, 13(2), 348; https://doi.org/10.3390/v13020348 (registering DOI)
Received: 4 February 2021 / Revised: 20 February 2021 / Accepted: 22 February 2021 / Published: 23 February 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Animal Viruses: State-of-the-Art Research in Italy)
A challenging debate has arisen on the role of veterinary expertise in facing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. It seems totally unreasonable that in most countries, veterinary diagnostic and tracing forces were not deployed at the start to perform strategic tasks, which could have mitigated the outcome of this dramatic health emergency. Erasing the invisible line between human and veterinary virology will empower the response to future pandemics. View Full-Text
Keywords: SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; pandemic response; one health; veterinary virologists SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; pandemic response; one health; veterinary virologists
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Decaro, N.; Lorusso, A.; Capua, I. Erasing the Invisible Line to Empower the Pandemic Response. Viruses 2021, 13, 348. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13020348

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Decaro N, Lorusso A, Capua I. Erasing the Invisible Line to Empower the Pandemic Response. Viruses. 2021; 13(2):348. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13020348

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Decaro, Nicola; Lorusso, Alessio; Capua, Ilaria. 2021. "Erasing the Invisible Line to Empower the Pandemic Response" Viruses 13, no. 2: 348. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13020348

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