Zoonotic Diseases

Failure to administer prompt post exposure treatment lead to death of man bitten by rabid cat

An inquest into the death of Omar Zouhri, who died after being bitten by a rabid cat while on holiday…

2 months ago

Did woman get a life-threatening group A strep infection from a cat scratch?

This is a disturbing story of a Scottish woman, Moira Brady, 45, whose life has been ruined she says because…

4 months ago

Woman with cancer told that her cats have to go

A woman with cancer was told that she should get rid of her two cats. She is battling cancer for…

4 months ago

Natural Instinct’s raw cat food gave two cat owners tuberculosis via their cats

Natural Instinct's raw cat food gave bovine tuberculosis (bTB) to two Bengal cats. ASSOCIATED - RECENT: Homemade cat food recipes…

6 months ago

The transfer of antibiotic resistant bugs in saliva from pet to person

There's a report out online about the dangers of antibiotic resistant bugs being transferred from cats and dogs to their…

7 months ago

Rabies: dogs are biggest threat and symptoms to look out for

Rabies is rare in the United States but there is a real threat and for humans the biggest threat comes…

8 months ago

Antibiotics Cured This Boy’s Schizophrenia Caused by Cat Scratch Disease

Is this fantasy or reality? Fox News tells us that this boy's diagnosed schizophrenia was cured with antibiotics because his…

8 months ago

Inconclusive study does not find Toxoplasma gondii infection causes schizophrenia in people

An inconclusive study does not find Toxoplasma gondii infection causes schizophrenia as is reported on many websites this morning. The…

10 months ago

Woman says that she contracted Guillain-Barré syndrome by stroking a stray cat

Gemma Birch believes that she contracted the very rare Guillain-Barré syndrome because she stroked a stray cat in Albufeira, Portugal…

10 months ago

Is it true that toxoplasmosis partially blinded two Turkish women?

A Turkish online newspaper, Hurriyet Daily News, reports that toxoplasmosis has caused partial blindness in two Turkish women. Both women…

10 months ago