Leptospirosis is spread by rats and other rodents, potentially killing dogs and humans. But we can protect ourselves and our pets.
The way humans share the world with wildlife has rapidly changed – and this is having a serious impact on the spread of pathogens.
Human-to-ape disease transmission is thought to be a severe threat to the survival of great apes.
As the goat plague is a trans-boundary disease, there's concern that it will spill over into neighbouring countries such as Rwanda and Burundi.