World Zoonoses Day 2021: All You Need to Know About Infectious Disease
The day of 6th July is observed as World Zoonoses Day every year across the world. this day commemorates the first vaccination administered against a zoonotic disease such as Ebola, Avian influenza, and West Nile virus.
- This day also create awareness reagrding the risk of zoonotic diseases and their prevention.
- In 1885, French biologist, Louis Pasteur successfully administered the first vaccination against a zoonotic disease on 6th July.
About zoonotic disease:
It is an infectious disease that can spread from non-human animals to humans. and, Zoonotic pathogens can be bacterial, viral, or parasitic which may spread to humans via direct contact or food, water, or the environment.
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