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Zoonoses account for over 70% of emerging infectious diseases in humans. In recent years, global public health security has been threatened by zoonotic disease emergence as exemplified by outbreaks of H5N1 and H1N1 influenza, SARS, and most recently Ebola. The occurrence of a number of these... Read more

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About 60% of Nairobi residents live in slums with higher poverty, population density prevalence diseases and lower health access than the city average. Some residents own livestock or in are in contact with its products. Most slums dwellers work outside slums. Thus, health surveillance in slum... Read more

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Rabies is a zoonotic disease caused by an RNA virus from the family Rhabdoviridae, genus Lyssavirus. Worldwide distributed, control of rabies has been considered to be particularly amenable to a “One Health” strategy (1). In Chile, rabies was considered endemic in domestic dog population until... Read more

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Bovine cysticercosis is a zoonotic foodborne disease caused by Taenia saginata involving cattle as the intermediate host and humans as the final host. Humans are infected by eating raw or undercooked meat of infected cattle. Cattle are infected after grazing on pasture infected by human feces.... Read more

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Anthrax is a globally distributed zoonotic disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a soil-borne, Gram-positive, spore forming bacteria. Bacillus anthracis can infect people who slaughter or eat animals that are infected. Recent reports indicate the incidence of human anthrax has increased steadily... Read more

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The usual mechanism of disease or infection transmission from vertebrate animals to humans and vice-versa is classified as zoonosis. Globally out of all microbial pathogenic disease, 61% are zoonotic with 13% species are regarded as emerging or reemerging. Studies suggest the prevalence of... Read more

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In general, data from public health surveillance can be used for short- and long-term planning and response through retrospective data analysis of trends over time or specific events. Combining health outcome data (e.g., hospitalizations or deaths) with environmental and socio-demographic... Read more

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Salmonella Enteritidis is dangerous for human due the reason of toxicoinfaction. These pathogen demonstrate high virulence for small children and people with chronic pathologies and can causes people die. The main source of infection to humans is birds (poultry and wild).

Wild birds... Read more

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Brucella spp., Coxiella burnetii, and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) are believed to be enzootic in the Republic of Kazakhstan, and pose a particular public health risk due to their transmissibility in unpasteurized milk and dairy products. We established a milk surveillance methodology... Read more

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EIDSS supports collection and analysis of epidemiological, clinical and laboratory information on infectious diseases in medical, veterinary and environmental sectors. At this moment the system is deployed in Kazakhstan at 150 sites (planned 271) in the veterinary surveillance and at 8 sites (... Read more

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