Wildlife and Emerging Zoonotic Diseases. Wildlife and the zoonotic pathogens they reservoir are the source of most emerging infectious diseases of humans.
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AIDS, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, SARS, Monkeypox and the human ehrlichiosis are a few examples of the devastating effect achieved by cross-species transmission of viral and bacterial pathogens of wildlife. Many factors contribute to the appearance and spread of a pathogen, including; changes in host/pathogen evolution and interaction, human demographics, behavior and technology, environmental factors, and the availability of health care and a public health infrastructure capable of providing surveillance and interventions aimed at disease prevention and control. Additionally, historical factors and the coalescence of particular circumstances modify the conditions by which pathogens and species have an opportunity to intermix, evolve and spread.
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