Bats: Reservoirs for zoonotic disease and the implications for public health
Learning Areas:Environmental health sciences
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Describes bats as potential reservoirs for disease Explain why bats make good reservoirs for disease Evaluate a need for further research as to why they make good reservoirs for disease and the need to develop working relationships with those outside of public health, such as wildlife biologists.
Keyword(s): Veterinary Public Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked as conservation biologist and am currently seeking my MPH.
San Diego Zoo Institute of Conservation Research-Maui Bird Conservation Center, Makawao, HI, Research Associate
â¢: management of breeding bird pairs, behavioral observations, record keeping, and veterinary care.
â¢ Avian propagation experience including but not limited to artificial incubation, hand rearing of chicks, and behavioral observations of fledglings.
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.