e-ISSN : 2347-2677, p-ISSN : 2394-0522
Dr. Sonika Kapoor
Zoonoses is the term commonly used for zoonotic infections which are naturally passed by vertebrate animals to humans or from humans to animals. There are more than 250 types of Zoonotics contributing to the major portion of new and existing diseases in humans. These have been described by World Health Organisation as a major obstruction in the development of nation and poverty. For ages, humans are in immediacy to animals for various personal and professional reasons and hence vulnerable to Zoonotic diseases. India comprising many geographical hotspots and weather conditions varying from mild to extreme is having Zoonotic diseases as a major cause of morbidities and mortalities. Thus surveillance, public awareness and caution, is of utmost importance to put a curb on its expanding effect for mortality. Thus in order to emphasise the need of extensive work on bacterial zoonotic diseases the present review is conducted.
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