November 3, 2020: One Health Day
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One Health Day
More than half of all infections that people can get can be spread by animals. One Health is an approach that recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals and our shared environment. Learn more about One Health.
One Health – A Comprehensive Approach To Preventing Disease, Saving Lives
Of all known infectious diseases in people, about 6 out of 10 can spread from animals, and 3 in 4 newly emerging infectious diseases that threaten people originate in animals. A One Health approach is needed to better understand emerging zoonotic and infectious diseases.
One Health in the U.S. and Around the World
Each year around the world, it is estimated that zoonotic diseases (diseases shared between people and animals) cause 2.5 billion cases of sickness and 2.7 million deaths.
Share CDC graphics and sample messages on social media
Download graphics and share sample social media messages from CDC’s One Health Office.
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