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Modelling animal-human disease transmission

In this video Jakob Zinsstag introduces a simple animal-human disease transmission model.

With transition models, veterinarians can calculate the transmission of diseases from animals to human and the spread of the illness.

This is essential as it reveals where you can intervene in a given disease and, for example, how many animals you have to vaccinate to break the transmission from animals to humans.

Watch Jakob Zinsstag explain these theoretical aspects of One Health.

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One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment

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