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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

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