Food Security and Research Agenda in African Swine Fever Virus: a new Arbovirus Threat in the Dominican Republic

  • Robert Paulino-Ramirez Instituto de Medicina Tropical & Salud Global, Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Juan Ariel Jimenez School of Economics, Pontifica Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
Keywords: ASFV; Dominican Republic; Food Security; Ticks; Arbovirus

Abstract

An outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) has been reported in La Hispaniola. Ecological niches of transmission and further characterization of vectors involved should be included in a research agenda to reduce the impact on emerging pathogens affecting food security in a previous afflicted region.

Published
03-09-2021
How to Cite
Paulino-Ramirez, R., & Jimenez, J. A. (2021). Food Security and Research Agenda in African Swine Fever Virus: a new Arbovirus Threat in the Dominican Republic. InterAmerican Journal of Medicine and Health, 4. https://doi.org/10.31005/iajmh.v4i.210
Section
Opinion Papers