The outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza declared in October 2022 in an American mink farm in Galicia is concerning because of the level of transmission from animal to animal.
Although a One Health perspective has, in one way or another, been around at least since the time of Hippocrates, the term itself was coined by William Karesh in a 2003 The Washington Post article. Since that time, the concept has been discussed, applied, and
Monkeypox circulated under the radar for an undetermined period of time in many non-endemic countries. How did this happen?
The use of phages in biomedicine can address the problem of multi-resistant bacteria. However, there are some weak points we must overcome before using them in clinical practice.
The scientific community agrees that viruses are not alive. However, the idea sparks some debate because it depends on how we define life.
We remember June Almeida, the first person to photograph a human coronavirus.
The WHO published recommendations on how to name new infectious diseases to avoid stigmatising a country, community, or economic sector.
An analysis of our historical relationship with viruses to understand the reactions to the present pandemic.
Our intelligence may be the only recourse against emerging infectious diseases like SARS-CoV-2.