In addition to these resources, the One Health Center has also announced the 2020 Circular Health Program: Interdisciplinary Convergence Intiative. This project will focus on analyzing data generated in Italy from the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more by clicking the button below.
Director Ilaria Capua gave a online webinar for Biology graduate students and faculty on March 26nd, explaining the concept of One Health and using the current COVID-19 pandemic to frame the importance of the One Health perspective.
Our fourth COVID-19 Seminar saw Director Ilaria Capua once again joined by UF Professor and former CDC Director of Public Health Prepardness Dr. Sonja Rasmussen. Dr. Capua provided a brief overview of the pandemic, while Dr. Rasmussen updated us on the most recent clinical data.
*CORRECTION: A slide stated that South Korea cases were in the 80,000s which should have read 8,000*
Our third COVID-19 Seminar saw Director Ilaria Capua joined by UF Professor Dr. Sonja Rasmussen. Dr. Capua provides an update on the public health situation including possible origin and current spread, while Dr. Rasmussen updated us on the most recent numbers based on the latest scientific sources, along with analysis.
Our second COVID-19 seminar, where Dr. Capua gave an update on the disease using the latest data and scientific findings. Dr. Capua went over pangolins, the importance of naming diseases, the social stigma associated with the virus, and much more followed by Q&A.
First seminar addressing (then named n-CoV-19) COVID-19 by Director Ilaria Capua in front of a room of UF Faculty and students. In this talk, Dr. Capua covers past diseases (Ebola, MERS and SARS), the timeline of events up to this recording, the possibility of the vaccine and answered questions from the crowd.
In this unprecedented time that we are living, we are asked to adjust our plans, get comfortable with the uncomfortable, and become responsibly informed of our present. Who is SHE? Resilient Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic is going to be a virtual space where we can learn of some of the many women who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
In collaboration with Rai2 Italian Radio, the One Health Center has put together a fun video on hand washing. During an interview, Director Ilaria Capua recomended the station create a jingle for listeners to wash their hands to. Once recorded, we filmed students from our graduate Systems Thinking course washing their hands along to the music. Check it out below! English subtitles available.
When discussing the COVID-19 outbreak, it is important to use language responsibly. The new Contagious Words series defines the buzzwords and terminology dominating today's conversation. A new word is added every day, so be sure to check out the ongoing thread on Twitter here.
The Talking Biotech Podcast (hosted by UF Professor and Horticultural Sciences Department Chairman Dr. Kevin Folta) seeks to connect listeners with the problems we face as a people and planet, and then provide compelling interviews with the world’s experts to solve those problems. This episode features Dr. Ilaria Capua and covers her past, as well as her expert opinion of COVID-19's origins, risks and concerns. Listen here.
Dr. Ilaria Capua gave a talk at the Change the World Model United Nations event in New York City in March, 2019 on science and populism. This talk reflects how pandemics, such as COVID-19, are handled within populism and the impact these events have on our society economically and socially.
In this TEDx Talk, Dr. Capua explains the systems in place to respond to pandemics, how to improve these systems, and how we as everyday citizens can help prepare and react to public health crisis. English subtitles available.