This book is the second volume in the series Livestock Diseases and Management, and reviews the importance and implications of animal origin viral zoonoses. It also highlights the specific etiology and epidemiology of these viral infections and discusses their various biological and mechanical transmission mechanisms. Further, the book reviews various measures for controlling viral zoonoses and examines novel therapeutic and prophylactic strategies.
Discussing recent studies on the pathogenesis and host immune response to these infections, it underscores the importance of using vaccines against these viral diseases to reduce the risk of them being transmitted to humans.Lastly, it describes in detail the challenges posed by these viral infections and our readiness to face them.
• Reviews various viral zoonoses of animal origin
• Highlights the current monitoring system for viral zoonotic diseases
• Examines the role of veterinary vaccines in preventing these diseases from being transmitted to humans
• Reviews numerous biosecurity measures for the control and prevention of viral diseases.