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Zoonosis is defined as "an infectious disease transmissible under natural conditions between vertebrate animals and human beings". There are more than 150 diseases recognized under the umbrella of zoonosis. Some of the better known examples include: anthrax, bursilosis, hunta virus, bubonic plage, hemoragic fevers like ebola, rabies, and even AIDS.
New guide published to help battle fatal disease caused by kissing bugs

New guide published to help battle fatal disease caused by kissing bugs

Researches identify genetic material from Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus in ticks

Researches identify genetic material from Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus in ticks

Inductive reasoning can play big role in how people perceive zoonosis risks, study reveals

Inductive reasoning can play big role in how people perceive zoonosis risks, study reveals

20 million engineered and bacteria charged mosquitoes to be released in California

20 million engineered and bacteria charged mosquitoes to be released in California

Which animal is most likely to spread the latest plague?

Which animal is most likely to spread the latest plague?

CDC warning on Salmonella infections in humans from backyard poultry

CDC warning on Salmonella infections in humans from backyard poultry

Improved surveillance systems and coherent policies needed to combat Rift Valley fever

Improved surveillance systems and coherent policies needed to combat Rift Valley fever

Preventing zoonotic diseases from pets to people: an interview with Dr Monique Éloit, OIE Director General

Preventing zoonotic diseases from pets to people: an interview with Dr Monique Éloit, OIE Director General

Researchers find pathway to prevent emergence of zoonosis into human population

Researchers find pathway to prevent emergence of zoonosis into human population

Researchers report first evidence of Seoul hantavirus in wild rats in the Netherlands

Researchers report first evidence of Seoul hantavirus in wild rats in the Netherlands

'Spillover' of henipaviruses into humans underway, study finds

'Spillover' of henipaviruses into humans underway, study finds

Cleaver Scientific helps in UK fight against Ebola

Cleaver Scientific helps in UK fight against Ebola

Sequencing the Asian liver fluke genome: an interview with Dr Neil Young

Sequencing the Asian liver fluke genome: an interview with Dr Neil Young

Salmonella cases are not associated with Danish broiler meat, shows report

Salmonella cases are not associated with Danish broiler meat, shows report

Predicting dengue fever in Brazil: an interview with Dr. Rachel Lowe, Catalan Institute for Climate Sciences (IC3)

Predicting dengue fever in Brazil: an interview with Dr. Rachel Lowe, Catalan Institute for Climate Sciences (IC3)

MERS virus can be transmitted from camel to man

MERS virus can be transmitted from camel to man

New research collaboration may help in developing TB vaccine for bovines and humans

New research collaboration may help in developing TB vaccine for bovines and humans

H7N9 virus continues to spread; International research team traveling to China to assist

H7N9 virus continues to spread; International research team traveling to China to assist

Researchers call for botulism testing in sick and healthy cows

Researchers call for botulism testing in sick and healthy cows

The Lancet issues special series of articles focused on emerging zoonoses

The Lancet issues special series of articles focused on emerging zoonoses