Zoonotic Diseases

  • Published
    9th Jun, 2021

GS-III: Science and Technology

  • Awareness in the fields of Biotechnology
Context

China has reported the first case of human infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu from the country's eastern Jiangsu province.

Prelims question:

Which of the following statements are correct regarding Zoonotic diseases?

  1. Anthrax is a fungal zoonosis.
  2. Inanthropozoonosis, the infectionis transmitted from animals to humans.
  3. Etiological agents usually refer to the causative agent of a diseased condition.

Select the correct statement using the code given below:

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

“The easiest, most effective and least expensive way to protect ourselves against emerging diseases is to keep our animals healthy.” Comment (150 words)

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