A note on Zoonosis

Zoonosis is a term that helps clarify the biological complexities behind the ominous headlines about swine flu, bird flu, Sars, emerging diseases in general, and the threat of a global pandemic. It’s a word of the future, destined for heavy use in the 21st century.

thanks to David Quammen of guardian.co.uk for this term.

Here’s the link to his article: http://m.guardian.co.uk/ms/p/gnm/op/sGs7L-hBZZBl0XkxrBkdEvQ/view.m?id=15&gid=society/2012/sep/28/deadly-viruses-ebola-marburg-sars&cat=most-read

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