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11 diseases that can pass from animals to humans

Illnesses that can pass from animals to humans are known as zoonotic. These types of illnesses can be common and are typically spread through contact with animals or animal waste. Rabies is a famous zoonotic disease, but other examples include giardia and ringworm. Make sure to wash your hands after […]
11 diseases that can pass from animals to humans
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A Florida man died after losing 25% of his skin to flesh-eating bacteria. Experts say the infections will become more common as ocean water warms.

The Vibrio vulnificus species of bacteria thrives in warm salty or brackish water. This type of bacteria, along with Streptococcus, can cause a flesh-eating disease that sometimes results in amputations or death. People can contract a Vibrio infection after wading in contaminated water with an open wound or eating raw […]
A Florida man died after losing 25% of his skin to flesh-eating bacteria. Experts say the infections will become more common as ocean water warms.
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People hadn’t set foot in this ancient ‘lost city’ in the Honduran jungle for 500 years. Now the government is fighting to save it.

The Honduras government is fighting to save land threatened by illegal cattle ranching, which contributes to deforestation. The land is home to the treasured Moskitia rainforest, the second-largest rainforest in Central America and a key player in the fight against climate change. It’s also home to the vaunted “White City,” […]
People hadn’t set foot in this ancient ‘lost city’ in the Honduran jungle for 500 years. Now the government is fighting to save it.
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