Special Issue "Zoonotic and Vectorborne Viral Infections: Applying the One Health Vision—from Challenges to Solutions"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 October 2018).
Interests: zoonotic viruses; One Health vision
Interests: animal health; zoonoses; transboundary animal diseases
This Special Issue of Viruses on “Zoonotic and Vectorborne Viral Infections: Applying the One Health Vision—from Challenges to Solutions” will include review articles or papers that have, as an ultimate goal, the providing of:
- General background on viral infections
- An update on the epidemiological perspective in a given country or continent or in the global context
- An overview of environmental and socio-economic drivers that influence the emergence/spread/impact of the disease/infection
- A critical definition of the challenges in preventing/controlling/ eradicating the infection from a One Health perspective that can be applied from an international organization/national government/funding agency perspective
- What needs to be done in wild/domestic reservoir, in people affected to control and then eradicate the infection
In addition, editorials or position papers on controversial issues around certain viral infections or papers with a completely transversal approach (e.g., the effect of urbanization on certain zoonotic diseases, climate change and zoonotic diseases).
Prof. Dr. Ilaria Capua
Dr. Giovanni Cattoli
Manuscript Submission Information
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- emerging diseases
- One Health