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NYT: How Humanity Has Unleashed a Flood of Zoonotic Diseases

From The New York Times: How Humanity Has Unleashed a Flood of Zoonotic Diseases “As we degrade animal habitats, reduce biodiversity and reach ever deeper into the wilderness for resources, we’re all but certain to encounter more diseases like Covid-19. Between 60 and 75 percent of emerging infectious diseases in humans come from other animals, [such as] rabies, Lyme, anthrax, mad cow disease, SARS,...