An emerging One Health matter

All around the world people are startled by the outbreak of a new virus disease in people. Several people got seriously ill or even died from the virus infection. In addition, the disease has caused very high economic damage. There is a strong suspicion that the virus disease may be a zoonotic disease, which means that it has an animal source.

What is 2019 novel coronavirus? Are there any precautions to take with live animals or animal products?  What is the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) doing? Read the info-sheet.