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Do we need to worry about Zoonoses?

Today, I will write on Zoonoses, which according to World Health Organization (WHO) is ‘any disease or infection that is naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans and vice-versa and classified as a zoonosis’. They are caused by all types of agents: bacteria, parasites, fungi, viruses and unconventional agents. Human health is inextricably linked to animal health and production. This link between human and animal populations, and with the surrounding environment, is particularly close ...
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Added March 05, 2012
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