; contribute to a lesser extent, which is mostly acquired from domestic animals and their products, in which cattle are the major reservoir .
The disease also causes serious threat in endangering wildlife species.
Based on WHO (2016) report, in 2015, there were an estimated 149 000 cases of zoonotic TB.
People with the habit of consuming raw/unpasteurized milk or untreated products of infected animals in general are risky.
"Global progress depends on major advances in TB prevention and care in these countries.It is considered as a “neglected zoonotic diseases” [1-9], where it, remains as a fundamental problem.Despite the wide distribution, it is uncommon to get control measures programs in animals or pasteurization of milk in most areas of developing countries, especially in pastorals community.From 2014 to 2015, the rate of decline in TB incidence worldwide remained at only 1.5%.This needs to accelerate to a 4% to 5% annual decline by 2020 to reach the first milestones of the End TB Strategy, the WHO notes.