Did you know that infected animals can make you sick, even if they appear healthy and clean?
Zoonotic diseases are diseases that result from germs that can be spread between animals and people. The germs can come from many types of animals, including pets, wild animals, and farm animals. Many of these shared germs have caused illnesses and outbreaks in humans. Some recent outbreaks include:
- Eight Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks
- Four Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles
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- Page last reviewed: September 26, 2016
- Page last updated: September 26, 2016
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