Sustainable control of zoonotic pathogens in wildlife: how to be fair to wild animals?

@article{Artois2011SustainableCO,
  title={Sustainable control of zoonotic pathogens in wildlife: how to be fair to wild animals?},
  author={Marc Artois and Jean Blancou and O Dupeyroux and Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={733-43}
}
Wildlife may harbour infectious pathogens that are of zoonotic concern. However, culling such reservoir populations to mitigate or control the transmission of these pathogens to humans has proved disappointingly inefficient. Alternatives are still in an experimental stage of development. They include vaccination, medication, contraception and environmental manipulation, including fencing and biosecurity measures. This review examines the general concepts involved in the control of wildlife… CONTINUE READING