COVID-19 and the rise of zoonotic infectious diseases

COVID-19 and the rise of zoonotic infectious diseases

Despite increasing awareness of the risks that human-wildlife and interactions pose to global health and economic growth, emerging evidence indicates that instances of zoonotic spillover are on the rise, largely due to environmental degradation via the intensification of agriculture and other commercial activities such as logging, mining, poaching and wildlife trade.

This interactive resource from WWF outlines how zoonotic diseases emerge, and what we can to prevent future pandemics.

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Author: WWF

Publisher: WWF

Language: English

Year: 2020