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.
What is a Zoonosis?

Zoonosis is a disease that can be transmitted to humans from animals. Transmission occurs when an animal infected with bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi comes into contact with humans.

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Latest Zoonosis News and Research

Researchers explore notions of animality, illness and humanity

Researchers explore notions of animality, illness and humanity

Interesting study on which species may be infected by SARS-CoV-2

Interesting study on which species may be infected by SARS-CoV-2

Cats resistant to SARS-CoV-2 reinfection

Cats resistant to SARS-CoV-2 reinfection

SARS-CoV-2 emergence could be due to genetic selection and recombination

SARS-CoV-2 emergence could be due to genetic selection and recombination

Identifying the Starting Points for COVID19 Treatment

Identifying the Starting Points for COVID19 Treatment

Pinpointing SARS-CoV-2 origin with new predictive model

Pinpointing SARS-CoV-2 origin with new predictive model

COVID-19 in farmed Mink in the Netherlands

COVID-19 in farmed Mink in the Netherlands

Study finds new infection route for bacterium that spreads from horses to humans

Study finds new infection route for bacterium that spreads from horses to humans

Urban expansion is creating “new ecological niches” for spread of infectious diseases

Urban expansion is creating “new ecological niches” for spread of infectious diseases

Raw-type dog food contains high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria

Raw-type dog food contains high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria

Pets have a low risk of transmitting multi-drug resistant bugs to owners, study finds

Pets have a low risk of transmitting multi-drug resistant bugs to owners, study finds

Six novel coronaviruses found in bats

Six novel coronaviruses found in bats

Infectious diseases from animals likely to cause further pandemics

Infectious diseases from animals likely to cause further pandemics

How do viruses mutate and jump to humans?

How do viruses mutate and jump to humans?

Tiger with SARS-CoV-2 infection demostrates reverse zoonosis

Tiger with SARS-CoV-2 infection demostrates reverse zoonosis

COVID-19 peak could be delayed until November with social distancing

COVID-19 peak could be delayed until November with social distancing

Bats' fierce immune response to viruses could drive zoonotic emergence

Bats' fierce immune response to viruses could drive zoonotic emergence

Coronavirus update: Crucial information about transmission, diagnosis, treatment

Coronavirus update: Crucial information about transmission, diagnosis, treatment

New extract can prevent nephrotoxicity caused by mycotoxin OTA

New extract can prevent nephrotoxicity caused by mycotoxin OTA

Researchers discover most virulent representatives of listeriosis pathogen

Researchers discover most virulent representatives of listeriosis pathogen