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This recent Whyfiles feature offers a detailed look at zoonotic diseases, or those diseases that spread to people from other animals. Zoonotic diseases, such as monkeypox and West Nile virus, make up two-thirds of all infectious diseases and may represent a growing threat. This 4-page Whyfiles piece provides an insightful and easy-to-understand discussion of emerging zoonotic diseases, including a short section on the hazards presented by our own household pets.

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    Grade 12,Informal Education,Grade 11,Animals,NSDL,West Nile virus,Grade 8,Grade 9,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184911934T,Disease,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Social Sciences,Life Science,High School,Grade 10,Grade 6,Personal and social issues,Life science,Middle School,Personal health,Grade 7

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