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zoonosis Definitions

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an animal disease, such as rabies or anthrax, that can be transmitted to humans.

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  • the best accepted theory about the origin of hiv is that it is a descendant of a closely related virus, simian immunodeficiency virus (siv), which infects monkeys. researchers have known for a long time that certain viruses can pass from animals to humans, a process that is called zoonosis. hiv may have crossed over from chimpanzees as a result of a human killing a chimp and eating it for food. factmonster.com

  • as well we need to extend the biosurveillance use case to include requirements for routine surveillance needs and if not in the use case itself certainly in the data elements that we are going to collect as part of biosurveillance, i think you need to think about what you need to do with the data, if you’re going to look at environmental conditions, if you want to look at overlaying that with different things for animal health or zoonosis then i think we need to look at what those data elements are ahead of time, otherwise we’ll be catching up afterwards. hhs.gov

  • the best accepted theory about the origin of hiv is that it is a descendant of a closely related virus, simian immunodeficiency virus (siv), which infects monkeys. researchers have known for a long time that certain viruses can pass from animals to humans, a process that is called zoonosis. hiv may have crossed over from chimpanzees as a result of a human killing a chimp and eating it for food. infoplease.com

  • headlines have focused on the who‘s dr. maria van kerkhove, who leads the emerging disease and zoonosis unit. she claimed—then backed away from the claim—that spread of coronavirus from people who never develop symptoms is “very rare.” meanwhile, much of the popular press ignored two studies on the topic that seem to contradict her earlier statement. medicinenet.com

  • asked about the virus's risk to healthcare professionals, maria van kerkhove, of who's emerging diseases and zoonosis division, confirmed there has been a "hospital cluster" in wuhan with 14 healthcare workers infected, and "reports of healthcare worker infections in other parts of china," but so far there have not been reports of other "hospital outbreaks" elsewhere in china or in other countries. medpagetoday.com

  • mers-cov, like sars-cov, is a zoonosis, spread by direct or indirect contact with dromedary camels. mers-cov also spreads human to human by direct contact, fomites, and respiratory droplets. 42% of all cases in 2018-2019 were linked to clusters of human-to-human transmission in households or healthcare facilities. the source was unknown for 60%. mers-cov virus is detected respiratory tract secretions, feces, serum, and urine, and virus has been detected in survivors for a month or more after onset. merckmanuals.com