can viruses from cats spread to humans???

Scott Jacoves sjacoves at credit.erin.utoronto.ca
Sat Nov 30 21:46:59 EST 1996


4Ts wrote:
> 
> I was told recently by my lecturer that "latest" discovery of science has
> proven that viruses from cat can spread to humans...I wonder whether it's
> true..but my vet said that viruses cannot spread to humans...so can anyone
> come forward and slove my doubts..thank u..

	Urgle, your vet is a bit strange. Remember the begining of the AIDS
eon, when people were puzzled by humans contracting feline leukemia
virus? This was way back in '83 or thereabouts, so your lecturer is a
bit strange as well. Mayhap s/he was talking about a new identification
of a zoonosis?

	Scott,
	The local imp



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