Selected Multistate Outbreak Investigations Linked to Animals, Animal Products, and Animal Events
Gastrointestinal (Enteric) Diseases from Animals
When two or more people get the same illness from the same pet or other animal, the event is called a zoonotic outbreak. Public health officials investigate outbreaks to control them, so more people do not get sick in the outbreak, and to learn how to prevent similar outbreaks from happening in the future.
Below are select summaries of outbreaks of human infections linked to contact with the following animals and animal products:
List of Selected Outbreak Investigations, by Year
- Page last reviewed: July 1, 2015
- Page last updated: October 2, 2017
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