Online Program

Zoonotic Diseases in Humans: A Public Health Perspective

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 12:50 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
This presentation will provide an overview of the risks to human health from zoonotic diseases over the last 20 years.

Learning Areas:

Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control

Learning Objectives:
Name four animal diseases that have infected humans. Describe the communicable disease risks to humans from animal borne diseases.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Experienced & managed zoonotic diseases as a state health official.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.