Diseases From Animals: A Primer
A is for animals, Z is for zoonoses.
Robert G. Webster, PhD, is director of the World Health
Organization collaborating center on influenza viruses in lower animals and
"We don't want this in humans or the world will be in deep,
deep trouble," Webster told WebMD in a 2002 interview. "What will you
do if one of these gets away? You haven't got anything to do. Are we going to
be prepared for this? It is going to happen sooner or later."