World Zoonoses Day 2020

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World Zoonoses Day 2020

  • Every year, People like to celebrate the day of 6th July as World Zoonoses Day across the world. the main purpose of this day is to emphasise and create awareness amongst people and make them teach to in order to take the right actions. apart from this, On 6th July 1885, Louis Pasteur administered first vaccination against a zoonotic disease.

Significance 

  • This day is about Zoonotic disease and problems which are caused by them. it also aims to urge the public to take the right action.

Zoonoses

  • Zoonosis also known as Zoonotic disease, is a kind of infectious disease that is transmitted from animals to humans.
  • directly or indirectly, it can be passed to humans from animals.
  • the common way of transmission of it is mosquito or tick bites.

Causes

  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Parasites

Ways to avoid 

  • keep good hand hygiene by washing hands using soap and clean water.
  • wear dresses that can protect you from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas.
  • Try to avoid bites and scratches from animals.

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