reverse zoonosis


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reverse zoonosis

infections transmitted from humans to animals.
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Director of the Veterinary Public Health Program at Ohio State University, reverse zoonosis is the main concern with staph infections.
Public health and veterinary research frequently focuses on zoonotic diseases--those passed from animals to humans, while far less is known about reverse zoonosis, the transmission of diseases from humans to animals.
We're seeing reverse zoonosis, with the virus jumping from people to animals," Discovery News quoted Alfonso Torres as saying.