When animals can be poison

Topics Animals | Coronavirus

The outbreak of bird flu in several states when the Coronavirus pandemic is already rampant, plus the series of epidemics of other little-known but highly lethal ailments across the world in recent years, is a sign of the changing profile of global health hazards. A notable feature of the emerging trend is the preponderance of infections transmitted to humans from animals. These maladies, technically called zoonotic diseases, or just zoonotics, are usually infectious, highly fatal, and tough to manage. What is more worrisome is that most, though not all, of the animals involved in spreading th.....

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