Cat bite danger more hype than fact, says zoonotic disease expert

It was all over the news: a study in the Journal of Hand Surgery found one out of every three cat bites results in hospitalization. Those of us who work with cats in shelters thought that seemed a bit high. Writting in the Germs and Worms blog, Dr. Scott Weese of the Ontario Veterinary College’s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses said the media got it wrong.


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