Activities

Zoonoses

Name: _________________________________       Date: _____________

For as long as humans have lived on the planet, they've caught diseases from animals. These diseases are called zoonoses. In this Planet Diary activity, you'll learn more about some of these diseases.

Complete the table below by clicking the links to information about some zoonoses from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Disease Agent From Which Animal? How Does It Spreads to People?
Swine Flu
Bird Flu
Ebola
Hantavirus
West Nile Virus
Rabies
Anthrax