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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Drugs with antiviral activity against monkeypox virus

Drugs with antiviral activity against monkeypox virus

The bat-virus relationship examined

The bat-virus relationship examined

New research points to multiple zoonotic origins of SARS-CoV-2

New research points to multiple zoonotic origins of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers report the detection of a swine influenza A virus with gene segments of avian H9N2 origin

Researchers report the detection of a swine influenza A virus with gene segments of avian H9N2 origin

Multi-national scientific task force needed to monitor zoonotic viruses long-term

Multi-national scientific task force needed to monitor zoonotic viruses long-term

Newly identified coronavirus seems to be well established in Sweden's red-backed voles

Newly identified coronavirus seems to be well established in Sweden's red-backed voles

A new coronavirus found in Swedish bank voles

A new coronavirus found in Swedish bank voles

Zoonotic and public health implications of bovine and human brucellosis in Ethiopia

Zoonotic and public health implications of bovine and human brucellosis in Ethiopia

Climate change and the emergence of bat-borne viruses

Climate change and the emergence of bat-borne viruses

Canine COVID-19 vaccine could prevent reverse transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Canine COVID-19 vaccine could prevent reverse transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Bats carry some of the most virulent, but not the most dangerous zoonotic viruses

Bats carry some of the most virulent, but not the most dangerous zoonotic viruses

No evidence of SARS-CoV-2 in the U.K.'s wild deer population

No evidence of SARS-CoV-2 in the U.K.'s wild deer population

Study finds low-risk of spillover SARS-CoV-2 infection from domestic cats

Study finds low-risk of spillover SARS-CoV-2 infection from domestic cats

Study explores novel antiviral activity of PAD inhibitors against human beta-coronaviruses HCoV-OC43 and SARS-CoV-2

Study explores novel antiviral activity of PAD inhibitors against human beta-coronaviruses HCoV-OC43 and SARS-CoV-2

Patterns of bat β-coronaviruses evolution

Patterns of bat β-coronaviruses evolution

Foundational characterization of a new bat-borne ebolavirus and its potential as a human pathogen

Foundational characterization of a new bat-borne ebolavirus and its potential as a human pathogen

Pathogens in pneumonia-associated respiratory samples from Wuhan prior to SARS-CoV-2 emergence

Pathogens in pneumonia-associated respiratory samples from Wuhan prior to SARS-CoV-2 emergence

Surveillance for potentially zoonotic viruses in rodent and bat populations in an agricultural settlement in Ghana

Surveillance for potentially zoonotic viruses in rodent and bat populations in an agricultural settlement in Ghana

Red foxes susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Red foxes susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Hepatitis E virus can resist most common hand disinfectants, research shows

Hepatitis E virus can resist most common hand disinfectants, research shows