This day is celebrated in
remembrance of French biologist Louis Pasteur who gave the first dose of the
first vaccine against the zoonotic disease rabies. This day holds importance in
promoting awareness and educating people about the zoonotic diseases that can
be transmitted from animals to the humans.
Zoonoses, also known as zoonotic diseases, are infectious conditions caused by microorganisms that can pass from animals to humans. These zoonotic pathogens, which can be bacterial, parasitic, viral, or even strange agents, can spread through direct or indirect contact between animals and humans.
diseases are caused by a number of factors. Some of them are:
1. Direct contact- due to bites, scratches, or ingesting bodily fluids including blood, saliva, urine, faeces, or bite wounds from an infected animal.
2. Indirect contact: This might happen in areas where sick animals feed or live and are infected by the zoonotic pathogens.
3. Foodborne: Due to consuming contaminated foods like as raw fruits and vegetables, milk, meat, eggs coming from infected animals.
Diagnosis and Treatment-
Prevention and Control-