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.
Scientists from the country have endorsed a letter to the PM urging him to take certain measures to fight out the pandemic in the country. Details form the news are important for both prelims and [Read More]