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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Understanding endemic and novel zoonotic spillovers from rodent trapping studies

Understanding endemic and novel zoonotic spillovers from rodent trapping studies

Clinical and genomic signatures of monkeypox outbreaks in 2022

Clinical and genomic signatures of monkeypox outbreaks in 2022

Enveloped viruses show greater cross-species transmission, according to new research

Enveloped viruses show greater cross-species transmission, according to new research

Study indicates widespread SARS-CoV-2 exposure in wildlife

Study indicates widespread SARS-CoV-2 exposure in wildlife

Study shows how Toxoplasma parasite successfully spreads in the body

Study shows how Toxoplasma parasite successfully spreads in the body

Review of characteristics of human monkeypox

Review of characteristics of human monkeypox

French study reports growing evidence of sexual activity-linked transmission of monkeypox

French study reports growing evidence of sexual activity-linked transmission of monkeypox

Researchers computationally design immunogens to elicit antibodies against different SARS-CoV-2 variants

Researchers computationally design immunogens to elicit antibodies against different SARS-CoV-2 variants

Italian scientists investigate whether stranded cetaceans show evidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Italian scientists investigate whether stranded cetaceans show evidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Lab experiments add further evidence to the bradykinin storm theory of COVID-19’s viral pathogenesis

Lab experiments add further evidence to the bradykinin storm theory of COVID-19’s viral pathogenesis

Update on SARS-CoV-2 variants detected in animals by USDA

Update on SARS-CoV-2 variants detected in animals by USDA

Climate change has increased the risk of bat-borne pathogen spillover

Climate change has increased the risk of bat-borne pathogen spillover

Researchers review the epidemiology, clinical character, treatment, and prevention of human monkeypox

Researchers review the epidemiology, clinical character, treatment, and prevention of human monkeypox

Exploration of glycan shield structure of sarbecoviruses provides new insights into developing pan-coronavirus vaccines

Exploration of glycan shield structure of sarbecoviruses provides new insights into developing pan-coronavirus vaccines

How should we react to the global monkeypox outbreak?

How should we react to the global monkeypox outbreak?

Novel zoonotic Langya virus identified in China

Novel zoonotic Langya virus identified in China

Researchers describe case report of male monkeypox patient

Researchers describe case report of male monkeypox patient

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