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.

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Latest Zoonosis News and Research

SARS-CoV-2 infection detected in a poodle living with a COVID-19 positive family

SARS-CoV-2 infection detected in a poodle living with a COVID-19 positive family

A possible human-to-canine transmission of SARS-CoV-2

A possible human-to-canine transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Study investigates the level of knowledge of young people and adolescents on "zoonotic diseases"

Study investigates the level of knowledge of young people and adolescents on "zoonotic diseases"

SARS-CoV-2 spike mutations during transmission among humans and to animals

SARS-CoV-2 spike mutations during transmission among humans and to animals

COVID-19 may not have appeared first in China, suggests new genomic study

COVID-19 may not have appeared first in China, suggests new genomic study

Can universal vaccines and treatments against future SARS-CoV-2 variants be developed?

Can universal vaccines and treatments against future SARS-CoV-2 variants be developed?

Pangolin coronavirus sheds light on UK SARS-CoV-2 variant's evolutionary trajectory

Pangolin coronavirus sheds light on UK SARS-CoV-2 variant's evolutionary trajectory

Wildlife protection, surveillance of zoonosis are the key to preventing future pandemics

Wildlife protection, surveillance of zoonosis are the key to preventing future pandemics

White-tailed deer susceptible to SARS-CoV-2, finds study

White-tailed deer susceptible to SARS-CoV-2, finds study

SARS-CoV-2 variants rapidly arise in non-human hosts, potential risk for human reinfection

SARS-CoV-2 variants rapidly arise in non-human hosts, potential risk for human reinfection

Researchers examine susceptibility of raccoons and striped skunks to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers examine susceptibility of raccoons and striped skunks to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers report zoonotic spillover of adapted SARS-CoV-2 from minks to humans

Researchers report zoonotic spillover of adapted SARS-CoV-2 from minks to humans

New computer algorithm offers a path toward pan-influenza and coronavirus vaccine

New computer algorithm offers a path toward pan-influenza and coronavirus vaccine

Free-ranging minks exhibit high titers of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Utah

Free-ranging minks exhibit high titers of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Utah

Bats and pangolins in Southeast Asia harbor SARS-CoV-2-related coronaviruses, study finds

Bats and pangolins in Southeast Asia harbor SARS-CoV-2-related coronaviruses, study finds

What are the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2?

What are the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2?

Study shows several peridomestic mammal species are potential spreaders of SARS-CoV-2

Study shows several peridomestic mammal species are potential spreaders of SARS-CoV-2

A traditional Chinese medicine could help treat COVID‐19 symptoms

A traditional Chinese medicine could help treat COVID‐19 symptoms

White-tailed deer susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection, study finds

White-tailed deer susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection, study finds

Researchers map genetic changes that may have facilitated SARS-CoV-2’s jump from bats to humans

Researchers map genetic changes that may have facilitated SARS-CoV-2’s jump from bats to humans