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How Veterinarians Prevent Animals From Spreading Diseases to Humans

Seventy-five percent of newly emerging diseases are zoonotic, meaning they can be spread between animals and humans. By tracking a virus to its animal source, public health officials can help stop large-scale outbreaks before they start.

Read more: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/11/how-veterinarians-prevent-animals-from-spreading-diseases-to-humans/383118/

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