Zoonoses from Viruses

Alphaviruses

Chikungunya

Pathogen(s)

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Pathogen(s)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus

Involved Animals

Birds and horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Ross River Fever

Pathogen(s)

Ross River virus

Involved Animals

Kangaroos, wallabies, or horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Bunyaviruses

Crimean–Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Pathogen(s)

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Hantavirus

Pathogen(s)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus

Involved Animals

Birds and horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Lassa Fever

Pathogen(s)

Ross River virus

Involved Animals

Kangaroos, wallabies, or horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Rift Valley Fever

Pathogen(s)

Involved Animals

Transmission

Signs & Symptoms

Coronaviruses

COVID-19

Pathogen(s)

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

Pathogen(s)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus

Involved Animals

Birds and horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Pathogen(s)

Ross River virus

Involved Animals

Kangaroos, wallabies, or horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Filoviruses

Ebola Virus Disease

Pathogen(s)

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Marburg Virus Disease

Pathogen(s)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus

Involved Animals

Birds and horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Flaviviruses

Dengue Fever

Pathogen(s)

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Japanese Encephalitis

Pathogen(s)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus

Involved Animals

Birds and horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Tick-Borne Encephalitis

Pathogen(s)

Involved Animals

Transmission

Signs & Symptoms

West Nile Fever

Pathogen(s)

Involved Animals

Transmission

Signs & Symptoms

Yellow Fever

Pathogen(s)

Involved Animals

Transmission

Signs & Symptoms

Zika Fever

Pathogen(s)

Involved Animals

Transmission

Signs & Symptoms

Herpesviruses

Herpes B

Pathogen

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Orthomyxoviruses

Influenza

Pathogens

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Paramyxoviruses

Hendra Virus

Pathogen(s)

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Nipah Virus

Pathogen(s)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus

Involved Animals

Birds and horses

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Poxviruses

Monkeypox

Pathogens

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Retroviruses

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Pathogens

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Rhabdoviruses

Rabies

Pathogens

Chikungunya virus

Involved Animals

Monkeys or apes

Transmission

Mosquito bite

Signs & Symptoms

Sources

Bauerfeind, R., Von Graevenitz, A., Kimmig, P., Schiefer, H. G., Schwarz, T., Slenczka, W., & Zahner, H. (Eds.). (2016). Zoonoses: Infectious Diseases Transmissible Between Animals and Humans. ASM Press. (Original work published 2013)

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