Beware Of Humans

Maybe humans are to blame for zoonotic diseases. Human activities such as industrial farming and field research have placed us in close contact with animals, putting us at greater risk of not only catching novel diseases but also passing on human diseases to animals. This can create a cycle of zoonosis and reverse zoonosis — the transfer of pathogens from animals to humans and vice versa fueled by potentially dangerous mutations. Read full article here

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