zoonotic diseases

4 articles
New Disease Linked to Three Deaths in Germany
Jul 19, 2015 | Emily Cohn

Variegated Squirrel 1 Bornavirus First Described in Germany   Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published an article regarding a novel...

Dog Found to be Source of Colorado Plague Outbreak
May 11, 2015 | Emily Cohn

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that in July 2014 a Colorado man contracted plague from his dog [1]. Furthermore, three...

Rift Valley Fever Kills 17 of 34 Cases in Mauritania Outbreak
Nov 6, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

An outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in Mauritania has now infected 34 humans and caused 17 deaths in the region, according to an update from the...

Zoonotic Viruses and Illegal Wildlife Trade
Jan 12, 2012 | Jane Huston

The United States is one of the world’s largest consumers of imported wildlife and wildlife products. There are an estimated 120 million live wild...