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UN Report Says Up To 850,000 Animal Viruses Could Be Caught By Humans

UN Report Says Up To 850,000 Animal Viruses Could Be Caught By Humans

Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. The virus that causes COVID-19, for example, is linked to similar viruses in bats, which may have been passed to humans via pangolins or another species. Environmental destruction such as land clearing, deforestation, climate change, intense agriculture and the…