Workshop "Pets & Zoonoses"
Pets often live in close proximity to humans and are sometimes seen as part of the family. The diseases that can be transmitted to humans through the animal, so-called zoonoses, are often ignored. In cooperation with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VMF) of the University of Leipzig, the National Research Platform for Zoonoses held an interdisciplinary workshop for the Public Health Service (ÖGD) and research on "Pets and Zoonoses" in Leipzig from 8th to 9th May 2014. Under the scientific direction of Prof. Dr. Martin Pfeffer from the Institute of Animal Hygiene and Public Veterinary