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World Zoonoses Day

Monday, July 6, 2020

World Zoonoses Day, July 6, spotlights diseases caused by viruses, bacteria and parasites that spread
between animals and people. In 1885 Louis Pasteur administered the first successful rabies vaccine,
135 years later zoonotic disease prevention has been catapulted up the global agenda by Covid-19.
In a new article Professor Sarah Cleaveland and Professor Alexander Trees offer their thoughts on why
tackling rabies is a good place to start stopping zoonotic diseases and living the idea to make
One Health a reality.

Read more here: Link

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