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    Coronavirus: A Practicing Veterinarian Prospective

    Muhammad Mazhar Ayaz 1       Muhammad Mudasser Nazir 2     Muhammad Saleem Akhtar 3     Mubashir Aziz 4     Kamal Niaz 5     Tanveer Ahmad 3     Haroon Ahmad 6     Ahsan Sattar Sheikh 7    

    1Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

    2Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

    3Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

    4Institute of Pure and Applied Biology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

    5Faculty of Biosciences, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

    6Department of Biosciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Chak Shahzad Campus, Park Road, Islamabad

    7Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Lahore, Lahore

    Abstract

    COVID19 is posing threat cosmopolitically encompassing more than 200 countries and making threat to entire population globally as pandemic. The cats, dogs and bovine are at threat which are close partner to human population. The veterinarians specially practicing are at risk when they encounter the sick animals. This study focus to the Pakistani veterinarian where animal population is under estimated or sometimes census is not performed. As Current population of domestic animals in Pakistan consist of 23.34 million buffaloes, 22.42 million cattle, 24.24 million sheep, 49.14 million goats, and with a huge population of dogs and cats without official census which may pose a threat to innocent population and even more a practicing veterinarian and veterinary paramedics are more at threat, if god forbids. There is need for further investigation its role and zoonotic perspective. Regarding practicing field veterinarians fighting without weapons against mass destructing pathogen and making vulnerability on wide.

    Received 03 Jul 2020; Accepted 11 Jul 2020; Published 20 Jul 2020;

    Academic Editor:Sasho Stoleski, Institute of Occupational Health of R. Macedonia, WHO CC and Ga2len CC, Macedonia.

    Checked for plagiarism: Yes

    Review by:Single-blind

    Copyright©  2020 Muhammad Mazhar Ayaz, et al.

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    Creative Commons License    This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

    Competing interests

    The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

    Citation:

    Muhammad Mazhar Ayaz, Muhammad Mudasser Nazir, Muhammad Saleem Akhtar, Mubashir Aziz, Kamal Niaz et al. (2020) Coronavirus: A Practicing Veterinarian Prospective. International Journal of Coronaviruses - 1(3):22-23.
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    DOI10.14302/issn.2692-1537.ijcv-20-3473

    Introduction

    The emerged pandemic is producing havoc in every folk of life and spreading more than 200 countries globally. As practicing veterinarian prospective pets especially dogs are being vaccinated against coronavirus and same is the case with cats; which makes these animals susceptible for potential carriers as described earlier ((Mallapaty 2020)3 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00984-8) and dogs are equally attributed for spread in humans (Shi, J. et al. Preprint at https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.30.015347 (2020)2 (Martina 2003)4. In the earlier Hora (2020)1 described the importance of nasal swabs from cats (see Nature http:// d41586-020-01077-2) as there are highest population of cats in Brazil and same is case with Bovine Coronavirus which could be as fatal as cats as many farmers at Pakistan and globally own cows and buffalos as their member of family, which shows its susceptibility with coronavirus. As Current population of domestic animals in Pakistan consist of 23.34 million buffaloes, 22.42 million cattle, 24.24 million sheep, 49.14 million goats, and with a huge population of dogs and cats without official census (http://www.sciencevision.org.pk/BackIssues/Vol9/22.livestock.) which may pose a threat to innocent population and even more a practicing veterinarian and veterinary paramedics are more at threat, if god forbids. There is need for further investigation its role and zoonotic perspective regarding practicing field veterinarians fighting without weapons against mass destructing pathogen and making vulnerability on wide.

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    2.Shi J. (2020) Preprint at bioRxiv https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.30.015347.
    3.Mallapaty S. (2020) Coronavirus can infect cats-dogs, not so much. , Nature
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