Animal Diseases / Animal Health / Disease Control / Emerging Diseases / Zoonotic Diseases

Sustaining global surveillance and response to emerging zoonotic diseases

In Late 2009, the US National Academies launched a report calling for “a comprehensive, globally coordinated system to identify novel zoonotic disease threats as early as possible wherever they arise so appropriate measures can be taken to prevent significant numbers of human illnesses and deaths, and livestock losses.” The report argues that “zoonotic diseases are … Continue reading