EU attracts millions protection people for plant and animal diseases
The European Commission is investing this year, approximately 165 million euros for the fight and avoid laboratory uses and zoonosis. Also must the money be used to plant diseases to further research and address.
Such diseases can have a big impact on the national health of the countries, and also the economy and trade are affected.
On the website of the European Union (EU) it is stated that the member countries of the EU with the amount that is made available more quickly such diseases can be observed and potential outbreaks can occur.
In particular zoonosis, diseases that animals on people transfer, can have a direct impact on the health of the population. Examples of zoonoses are Lyme disease (via ticks) and yellow fever (via mosquitoes).
In addition, there are 14 million euros for research programs in 24 states to 46 plantenplagen, in particular to diseases in grapes and olive trees to prevent and eradicate it.
By far the most money is spent on rabies, bovine tuberculosis, malaria and the salmonellabacterie. For the African swine fever shall, Brussels, 9.5 million euro available.