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Bats, monkeys, and dogs, oh my! How to avoid getting infectious diseases from pets and animals | Community Voices

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Community Health Roundtable

Bats, monkeys and dogs, oh my! A Community Health Roundtable on animals’ and our pets’ ability to transmit infections to us.

Dr. Connie Austin, Illinois Department of Public Health, State Public Health Veterinarian and Epidemiologist, joins Dr. Molly Lamb, moderator and UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership Executive Director, to discuss animals and infectious diseases including recent developments with the deer population around Lake Springfield.

Randy Eccles is thrilled to be talking with community members and joining them in becoming informed citizenry. Please reach out at randy.eccles@nprillinois.org.
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