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Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India

...dogs, chickens, ducks and humans. The disease is zoonotic disease, transmitted from animals to human beings. It is transmitted by mosquitoes, (Culex tritaeniorhynchus), the primary vector. In the endemic areas, only 2 to 3 % of mosquito’s carry the virus. With 50,000 cases reported annually and 10-15,000 de...

Infectious Diseases of the Wild to grow

...hogens causing infectious diseases, 75 percent are zoonotic that are able to transmit from animals to humans, writes Andrew Cunningham of the Institute of Zoology at the Zoological Society of London in an article in the British Medical Journal, reports science portal EurekAlert. One of the major drivers for ...

Military-based Research Labs Needed To Manage Bird Flu Threat

...stimates of the WHO. In view of the fact that such zoonotic diseases (diseases from animals to human beings) stem from remote nations with insufficient scientific resources and ineffective surveillance measures, globalization of the research labs should be enabled through enhanced funding and an active partic...

Early Warning System To Predict Zoonotic Outbreaks

...th experts say the warning system will help detect zoonotic outbreaks and prevent them. "Sharing of information, epidemiological analysis and joint field missions to assess and control outbreaks in animals and humans will lead to the development of improved coordinated response to emergencies worldwide," said...

CDA Investigates Case of Bovine Tuberculosis

...roximately 660 cattle. Bovine tuberculosis is a zoonotic pathogen that causes lesions in the thoracic and abdominal cavity of infected animals. It is spread primarily by respiratory aerosols being exhaled or coughed out by infected animals and can then inhaled by animals or humans. Although rare, it can in...

Study Finds the Spread of Rabies in North American Raccoons

...ding the epidemiology of rabies and other emerging zoonotic diseases, those diseases that can be transmitted b... then use these insights to predict where and when zoonotic disease outbreaks will occur so we can target surveillance and intervention," Real said. "Our stud...

Sanctions Imposed On Zimbabwe Can Threaten International Health Security

...l-trained port health authorities who are alert to zoonotic diseases like avian flu. At the same time, suspicious diarrhoeal diseases are screened, among other conditions," Dr Parirenyatwa was quoted....

Mealaka Virus Will Have a New Name

... infectious diseases coming from animals, known as zoonotic viruses, it was stated. But Chief Minister Ali Rustam of Malacca was not amused. He made it clear that the state would not want to be associated with the virus and called the name choice "an insult" to Melaka, which is a popular tourist destinatio...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

... infectious diseases coming from animals, known as zoonotic viruses. In Germany, authorities are testing the carcasses of four birds to determine whether they carried the H5N1 strain of avian flu after the virus was found in nine cases in the country in the past three days. Six birds infected with the vi...

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