Zoonosis

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.

Overview

Latest Zoonosis News and Research

Extended host range for SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Extended host range for SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Bat coronavirus ecology, evolution, and spillover

Bat coronavirus ecology, evolution, and spillover

Study shows porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) is capable of zoonotic transfer

Study shows porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) is capable of zoonotic transfer

SARS-CoV-2 infection and reinfection in farmed mink

SARS-CoV-2 infection and reinfection in farmed mink

A study of livestock exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus

A study of livestock exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study reveals the zoonotic potential of the rat Sialodacryoadenitis virus

Study reveals the zoonotic potential of the rat Sialodacryoadenitis virus

Scientists identify emerging infectious disease caused by a new nairovirus in Japan

Scientists identify emerging infectious disease caused by a new nairovirus in Japan

Instrument to measure risk of reverse zoonotic SARS-CoV-2 transmission events from humans to animals

Instrument to measure risk of reverse zoonotic SARS-CoV-2 transmission events from humans to animals

Southeast Asia - A hotspot of many viruses with potential to cause pandemics

Southeast Asia - A hotspot of many viruses with potential to cause pandemics

Changing weather patterns in Laos linked to increase in typhus cases

Changing weather patterns in Laos linked to increase in typhus cases

Study reveals role of globalization and zoonosis in the emergence and spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants

Study reveals role of globalization and zoonosis in the emergence and spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants

Gorillas at Atlanta Zoo have been infected by SARS-CoV-2

Gorillas at Atlanta Zoo have been infected by SARS-CoV-2

Risk of COVID-19 transmission from animals to older adults

Risk of COVID-19 transmission from animals to older adults

SARS-CoV-2 animal origin: What we know so far

SARS-CoV-2 animal origin: What we know so far

Research highlights the potential benefits of SARS-CoV-2 S gene mutants as immunogens

Research highlights the potential benefits of SARS-CoV-2 S gene mutants as immunogens

White-tailed deer are highly susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

White-tailed deer are highly susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Parts of Lake Tahoe close after chipmunks test positive for plague

Parts of Lake Tahoe close after chipmunks test positive for plague

Oh deer! Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 detected in 40% of wild white-tailed deer in four U.S. states

Oh deer! Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 detected in 40% of wild white-tailed deer in four U.S. states

Could new strains of COVID evolve in farm animals or pets?

Could new strains of COVID evolve in farm animals or pets?

Could peridomestic mammals act as zoonotic reservoirs for SARS-CoV-2?

Could peridomestic mammals act as zoonotic reservoirs for SARS-CoV-2?