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CDC Experts Talk About Pets and Your Health

Facts and details help people live happily with pets – while staying healthy.

Facebook Live: Live from a Backyard Coop

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CDC’s Dr. Megin Nichols talks about Salmonella and backyard flocks, live from a backyard coop. (Transcript)

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Pet Turtles Can Make People Sick: Guidance for Clinicians

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Many people keep small turtles as pets, not realizing that they can cause disease. CDC Expert Commentary

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Illnesses Linked to Contact with Pets and Farm Animals

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In this slideshow, CDC reviews outbreaks of enteric diseases linked to contact with animals.

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Pets Can Make People Sick

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Which furry (and not furry) friends are most likely to transmit infection to humans? Share these precautions with your pet-loving patients. CDC Expert Commentary

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