What diseases do wild animals carry?

Staying healthy and fit is the requirement for living an active life, but for this you need to take care of a variety of aspects. Wild animals are known for transferring different diseases so you have to be extremely careful here. According to the information which is present by experts it is important to notice that different kinds of animals transmit various diseases so that you can stay alert and avoid their development in the long run. The research which has been carried out in this regard shows that almost 39 different diseases come from animals in a direct manner. From bugs at least 48 different kinds of diseases come. Not only this, 42 significant diseases are contracted by people by digestion or ingestion of contaminated food or water as well as feces of animals. In this section, we will discuss some important diseases that come from animals.

  • Rodents are known for carrying plague bacteria, in rare cases cats can obtain fleas from rodents that are infected and disease can be passed to humans.
  • Q fever as far as this condition is concerned there, are high chances that people can contract Q fever from the barnyard animal other than cats. Symptoms related with disease include headache, fever, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. This is also known for causing swelling of heart temporarily, but still it is dangerous for people with heart diseases.
  • The campylobacter infection is actually found in the feces of animals and it is known for causing symptoms of gastrointestinal pathology. This can’t be termed as extremely dangerous, but can cause severe illness in individuals who have weaker immune systems.
  • The leptospira infection is another complication which is developed inside humans by developing contact with soil, water or food that contains urine of animal that is infected. If the condition is not given proper treatment it can turn extremely serious. It can cause failure of liver, troubles related with breathing, infection of brain and spinal cord also damage to kidneys. Symptoms associated with this condition have the inclusion of high fever, bad headache, vomiting, chills and muscle ache. Yellow skin, eyes, rashes and abdominal pain can also be termed as prominent symptoms.
  • The salmonella infection is another condition, which is developed by people after getting in touch with feces of animals. To children that are very young it can bring severe damage for kidney.

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