research product . Other ORP type . 2020

Reverse Zoonosis of COVID-19: Lessons From the 2009 Influenza Pandemic

Sooksawasdi Na Ayudhya, S. (Syriam); Kuiken, Thijs;
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  • Published: 09 Dec 2020
  • Country: Netherlands
Over the past decade, pandemics caused by pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) influenza virus in 2009 and severe acute respiratory syndrome virus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in 2019 have emerged. Both are high-impact respiratory pathogens originating from animals. Their wide distribution in the human population subsequently results in an increased risk of human-to-animal transmission: reverse zoonosis. Although there have only been rare reports of reverse zoonosis events associated with the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic from SARS-CoV-2 so far, comparison with the pH1N1 influenza pandemic can provide a better understanding of the possible consequences of such ev...
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Medical Subject Headings: viruses
free text keywords: coronavirus disease 2019, host species barriers, pandemic, pandemic H1N1 influenza, reverse zoonoses, review, species jumps
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