Zoonotic Diseases and Pets FAQ
Animals can carry diseases that people can catch. Get answers to commonly asked questions about disease risks related to pets.
Foreign Quarantine Regulations, Proposed Revision of HHS/CDC Animal - Importation Regulations
Formal title: Docket Number [RIN 0920-AA03] Foreign Quarantine Regulations, Proposed Revision of HHS/CDC Animal-Importation Regulations The Centers…
Monkeypox and Restrictions on African Rodents, Prairie Dogs and Certain Other Animals
Formal title: Docket Number [2003N-0400] Control of Communicable Diseases; Restrictions on African Rodents, Prairie Dogs, and Certain Other Animals …
Global Tracking System of Zoonotic Diseases
Formal title: American Medical Association Resolution 519, titled "Global Tracking System of Zoonotic Diseases" Action: The American…
Human Plague frequently asked questions: Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
Avian Influenza: Physicians
Questions and answers about avian influenza for physicians and other medical professionals.
Salmonella: Amphibians and Reptiles (FAQ)
Questions and answers for pet owners concerned about Salmonella associated with amphibians and reptiles.
Disease Risks for People at Dog Social Events
People attending dog social events can be at risk of zoonotic diseases, which are diseases that spread from animals to people. Some of these diseases…
Zika virus and animals FAQ
Can pets be reservoir hosts for Zika virus? Can dogs or other pets get Zika from humans or transmit it to them? Is there a vaccine for Zika?