The virtual edition of the SEPOR fair starts responding to the challenges in animal and public health
The measures taken against covid in pigs have been exposed (26/10/2020)
The rector Joaquín Goyache has carried out an analysis of emerging diseases and their effects on the society and the economy. In his speech, Professor José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno presented the latest advances in the development of the ASF vaccine.
Session hosted by Prof. José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno and MSD Managing Director for Spain and Portugal, Juan Carlos Castillejo at VISAVET UCM. (23/10/2020)
This Master's, in its second edition, aimed to cover the demand for training in an area focused on the business world in the field of animal health. It is organised by the Vet+i Foundation and the ESIC Business & Marketing School, with the support of Veterindustria.
The topics covered in the session were: One Health approach, the importance of Public-Private Relations, the industry Trend, Present and Future Challenges, including a visit to the Veterinary Health Surveillance Centre (VISAVET).
IAEA organizes a Cycle of webinars to support molecular biology laboratories designated for the diagnosis of COVID-19
Sandra Barroso Arevalo has participated by teaching the following topics:
- Seminar 2. "Sampling (including transport) and sample pooling" in the Spanish and English versions "
- Seminar 3. "Interpretation of amplification results: technical interpretation of PCR results and epidemiological interpretation"
- Seminar 4. "Problem solving"
Link to the Web with the presentations: https://humanhealth.iaea.org/HHW/
15/10/2020. The Professor highlighted the importance of strengthening biosecurity measures on farms with the objective of avoiding ASF.
Their interventions were: "2020, the year of pandemics", "Global situation of ASF and its health and economic impact", "The future of ASF", "The impact of COVID-19", "The importance of Biosecurity” and “Chile, a country well prepared for the future ”.
The article the professor describes the risk, the possible routes of entry of ASF into Spain and the measures as well the status of the vaccine research.
In the interview, the professor explains the challenge he is currently facing: the development of a vaccine against ASF
Link to the article (spanish text)