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Biological hazards and zoonoses

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Biological hazards and zoonoses Biological hazards: also known as biohazards. Biological hazards are substances with biological origin that threaten human health or the health of other organisms. Viral and microbial samples and biomedical waste can be biohazards.

Zoonoses: diseases and/or infections that are naturally transmissible directly or indirectly between animals and humans.