Animals have always served as disease vectors for humans. While the threat is ancient, the focus on these diseases is emerging. Birds, livestock and other mammals, reptiles and insects are known to carry these emerging infectious diseases.
Interim Guidance on Ebola and Companion Animals
Two documents were developed by the American Veterinary Medical Association Ebola Companion Animal Response Plan Working Group that contain basic guidelines.
Veterinary Zoonotic Disease Reporting, Oregon, 2010-2014
The Oregon Health Authority has consistently collected veterinary zoonotic disease data in Oregon since 2011. With only three years of data we can see upward trends in some diseases.
Read the report (pdf)