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    Are Zoonotic diseases increasingly becoming more of a world problem?

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    Zoonotic diseases (or zoonosis) are infectious diseases that are transferred from non-human animals to humans. The actual means of infection are any of the following agents:

    - parasites
    - viruses
    - fungi
    - bacteria
    - prion

    These diseases are DEFINITELY becoming more of a world problem. It is estimated that there are ...

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    A discussion regarding the current influence of zoonotic diseases on human health. Includes definition, linked articles and references.