Disease or infection that is naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans is called zoonosis. Zoonotic disease may be viral, bacterial or any other unconventional agents. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the world the drastic impacts of zoonotic diseases. In recent years zoonotic diseases have increased for example swine flu, avian flu, nipah virus infection and the most recent COVID-19.
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