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Three ways to head off the next pandemic in the wild meat trade

Happy Auer/Shutterstock Julia E. Fa, Manchester Metropolitan University As much as 70% of the infectious diseases that emerged in humans over the last 30 years were zoonotic, which means they were caused by pathogens which originated in domestic or wild animals. Nearly 1.7 million undiscovered viruses may exist in wildlife. Despite these alarming numbers, epidemics are still relatively rare events. …

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