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14:55 Apr 8, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: zoonosis
Definition from WHO:
A zoonosis is any disease or infection that is naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans. Animals thus play an essential role in maintaining zoonotic infections in nature. Zoonoses may be bacterial, viral, or parasitic, or may involve unconventional agents. As well as being a public health problem, many of the major zoonotic diseases prevent the efficient production of food of animal origin and create obstacles to international trade in animal products.

Example sentence(s):
  • Just to give an example how zoonosis can adversely impact the economy of a country- the emergence of SARS in 2003 has the cost the world economy over USD 50 billion on account of medical treatment and loss of revenue associated with abrupt halt of tourism industry. WHO
  • These studies might provide new surveillance opportunities by allowing improved targeting of the key wildlife species most likely to harbour the next emerging zoonosis. NCBI
  • The highest zoonosis burden, they found, occurs in just a few countries, particularly Ethiopia, Nigeria and India. Live Science
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Definition from Tēzaurs:
Infekcijas slimība, kuras ierosinātājs parazitē kādā dzīvnieku sugā vai vairākās sugās (piemēram, trakumsērga, tuberkuloze, tularēmija).

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  • Zoonozes uzliesmojums, kas saistīts ar pārtikas produktu lietošanu, — divu vai vairāku cilvēku inficēšanās ar vienu un to pašu ierosinātāju vai epidēmiskas situācijas, kurās novēroto inficēšanās gadījumu skaits pārsniedz konkrētai teritorijai raksturīgu saslimstības līmeni, un šīs inficēšanās ir saistītas vai iespējami saistītas ar viena pārtikas produkta lietošanu. - Likumi  
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