NPR: U.N. Predicts Rise In Diseases That Jump From Animals To Humans Due To Habitat Loss
In a new report by the United Nations, there are warns that diseases such as COVID-19 that are transmitted from animals to humans are likely to emerge as habitats are destroyed by climate change, wildlife exploitation, and unsustainable farming practices. Other zoonotic diseases to be concerned about include Ebola, MERS, HIV/AIDS, and West Nile virus. For more information, click here.