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Rabies and Other Zoonotic Diseases

 Anthrax  Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome  Psittacosis  Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
 Baylisascaris (Raccoon Roundworm)  Leptospirosis  Q-fever
 Brucellosis  Orthopox/Monkeypox  SARS  
 Hansen's Disease (Leprosy)  Plague  Psittacosis

There are many other infectious diseases which can be transmitted from animals to humans that do not fit into mosquito-borne or tick-borne categories. The conditions on this page represent diseases that are transmitted primarily from direct or indirect contact with an infected animal but are not transmitted through a mosquito, tick or other vector. Most of these diseases are very rare and reports are infrequent.

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