zoonotic diseases

How do cats spread ringworm?

Ringworm (dermatophytosis) is spread by cats in direct contact with each other or with materials that have been contaminated with…

2 days ago

Almost 3 months after it was prepared UK government publishes scientific risk assessment of companion animals spreading coronavirus

Published on 12 June 2020 on the government's website, is a risk assessment of companion animal causing onward spread of…

1 month ago

Does cat vomit contain toxoplasmosis?

This is a good question that had not occurred to me before I noticed that it is a Google search…

1 month ago

Our cats and us, coronavirus developments

Like most, I like to keep abreast of developments that are taking place in the coronavirus pandemic. It is changing…

1 month ago

Wuhan’s ban on eating wild animals is an admission of guilt and a PR exercise

NEWS/VIEWS - OPINION ARTICLE: Reports are all over the Internet of the local administration of the city of Wuhan (11…

2 months ago

Another virus originating in China is killing millions of rabbits. Is it zoonotic?

The Times newspaper this morning reports on a highly contagious virus that originated in China (as did Covid-19) and which…

2 months ago

Are cat ear mites contagious to humans?

Theoretically or technically cat ear mites are contagious to humans because they can crawl out of a cat's ear canal…

2 months ago

Can coronavirus be transmitted through sex?

Yes, traces of coronavirus in the semen of six men who had the disease have been found in a study.…

2 months ago

Farts could transmit the coronavirus. Cats and dogs tested.

I recommend that people keep their pants on about this story! And they shouldn't get their knickers in a twist!…

2 months ago

Scientists should positively state that pets can’t spread coronavirus through a new study

Time and again, we are told by scientists and experts that "as far as we know" companion animals do not…

2 months ago