Animal diseases are human diseases
Commentary in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine by two of our GloHSA Members….
Gemma Bowsher, Tracey McNamara, Rose Bernard and Richard Sullivan
Zoonotic diseases are leading threats to public health globally. The recent G7 meeting of world leaders made strong political commitments to strengthening One Health approaches at the human–animal interface as an integral element of the global health security architecture. Repeated epidemics and pandemics from Ebola to COVID-19 have demonstrated the systematic disregard of zoonotic disease within what still remains a predominantly human-centric public health approach. In particular, commitments to the expansion of pathogen surveillance and health intelligence require the development of novel approaches to improve and strengthen our domestic capabilities for species neutral monitoring, which requires the sustained involvement of veterinary colleagues …
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