Warning system for animal diseases

GLOBAL - World health officials have launched an early warning system to detect and control animal diseases that can be transmitted to humans. Concern at the threat caused by zoonoses - diseases which pass from animals into humans - has soared in recent years with the spread of BSE, SARS and avian influenza.

Source: The Scotsman
calendar icon 14 August 2006
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