Medical toolkit organisms and Covid-19

Ulrich Stegmann* (Corresponding Author)

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The Covid-19 pandemic has intensified interest in animals with superior antiviral defences. I argue that the role of such animals in biomedical research contrasts with the role of disease models.

Original languageEnglish
Article number14
Number of pages4
JournalHistory and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 2 Feb 2021

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  • Animals
  • COVID-19/epidemiology
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Pandemics/prevention & control
  • SARS-CoV-2/physiology
  • Non-model organisms
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Disease models


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