Plague and zoonotic influenza warning: CDC names EIGHT deadly diseases | World | News | Express.co.uk

In the week in which a Norwegian woman died after contracting rabies in the Phillipines, the diseases are on a list of eight highlighted by the CDCin a report examining zoonotic illnesses – meaning those which have the potential to jump from animals to people – published this week. Dr Casey Barton Behravesh, director of the One Health Office at the CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia, told Express.co.uk: “All of these diseases are of concern. “They are present in the United States but also pose problems in other regions as well.”

Source: Plague and zoonotic influenza warning: CDC names EIGHT deadly diseases | World | News | Express.co.uk

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