Reduce the Risk
An Association of Zoos and Aquariums initiative to reduce zoonotic disease threats by combating wildlife trade that poses a risk to human and animal health.
A Crisis in Human and Animal Health
Zoonotic diseases are a threat to human and animal health worldwide—more than two-thirds of all emerging infectious diseases of humans are zoonotic. The wildlife supply chain—both legal and illegal—presents several opportunities for the emergence and transmission of zoonotic diseases, a risk to human and animal health.