Monday, July 14, 2008

Interview - Dr. Lonnie King - Zoonotic disease explained

Interview with CDC's Dr. Lonnie King from the American Public Health Association:

"...first major group of zoonotic diseases probably occurred between 8,000 and 10,000 years ago..."

"...approximately 75 percent of the new human diseases that have emerged are zoonotic..."

"...in the summer or warm months when there are mosquitoes, you need to worry about West Nile virus or other mosquito-transmitted diseases..."

Link:http://www.getreadyforflu.org/pg_advice_zoonoticdiseases.htm

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