The COVID-19 pandemic clearly shows how important animal research is in combating new diseases.
Animal research allows progress in medicine:
Research into the fundamentals of somatic functions as well as known and new diseases and pathogens – Innovations or developments in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in humans and animals – Training of doctors, veterinary surgeons, animal keepers and scientists
Animal research protects humans, animals and the environment:
Checking the toxicity/safety of active substances and products for protecting health and life