While today’s research often has a bias of being primarily for the benefit of humankind, there are many pathogens that negatively affect other organisms on Earth. Today, we’ll discuss zoonosis and how transfer of a pathogen from one organism to another can shape global health. Let’s learn to be scientifically conversational.A zoonosis is a disease or infection that has the potential to spread from pets to their owners and in some cases vice versa.
There are more than sixty diseases with the potential of being zoonotic but fortunately most of these diseases are rare.
For more detail on the subject, read Volume 16.2 here