Role of India's wildlife in the emergence and re-emergence of zoonotic pathogens, risk factors and public health implications.

@article{Singh2014RoleOI,
  title={Role of India's wildlife in the emergence and re-emergence of zoonotic pathogens, risk factors and public health implications.},
  author={Balbir Bagicha Singh and Alvin A. Gajadhar},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2014},
  volume={138},
  pages={67-77}
}
Evolving land use practices have led to an increase in interactions at the human/wildlife interface. The presence and poor knowledge of zoonotic pathogens in India's wildlife and the occurrence of enormous human populations interfacing with, and critically linked to, forest ecosystems warrant attention. Factors such as diverse migratory bird populations, climate change, expanding human population and shrinking wildlife habitats play a significant role in the emergence and re-emergence of… CONTINUE READING
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