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An interdisciplinary research center at the University of Florida focused on co-advancing the health of humans, animals, plants and the environment.
Mar 20, 2020 7 tweets 6 min read
#WhoIsSHE? Resilient Women during the #COVID19 Pandemic

In this unprecedented time, we must get comfortable with the uncomfortable and become responsibly informed. This thread will be a virtual space where we can learn of some of the many women fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. #WhoIsSHE: Maria Van Kerkhove
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She is the head of WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit and she is studying the patters of transmission of zoonoses viruses, respiratory viruses and emerging viruses, like #COVID19. youtube.com/watch?v=UqNLj1…
Feb 24, 2020 64 tweets 62 min read
With the #COVID19 outbreak, it is important to use language responsibly. Here is the first entry of our new #ContagiousWords series, defining the buzzwords and terminology dominating today's conversation. #Pandemic #PandemicsCost @ilariacapua Language is powerful, so we must be sure and accurate in the ways we communicate science. #Epidemic #ContagiousWords #COVID19