FarmSafe Podcast S2E12: Zoonotic Diseases: Tips for Healthy Animal Handling  


Published May 17, 2023. Hosted by Anna Proctor.

Episode Summary

Carrie Klumb is an infectious disease epidemiologist from the Minnesota Department of Health. On today’s episode, she explains zoonotic diseases and identifies how to prevent infections from handling animals. Carrie describes how animals naturally carry microorganisms that don’t make animals sick but can make people sick. She answers common questions about handwashing and encourages practices to foster safe relationships between people and farm animals