ANTHROPOGENIC DRIVES OF EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND POSSIBLE MITIGATION APPROACHESPinak Dutta and Mita Dutta
The last decade has seen a surge of emergence of zoonotic diseases leading to disastrous consequences. The out break of these zoonoses are due to immense human pressure leading to biodiversity loss, change of human dietary pattern and illegal wildlife trade to name a few. Globally scientists, politicians and economists are trying to tackle the problem, but more unified efforts are required. Keeping these efforts confined to the elite community will be of no use unless the common people, who account for the greater part of the population, are made aware of the global scenario.