Finding the origin of SARS-CoV-2 is crucial for fighting future zoonotic epidemics, creating drugs for treatments, and developing vaccines. It also leads us to explore how human practices related to the wildlife from whom the next pandemic might spill over to humans are affecting those animal beings. This month’s Human-Animal Studies Report highlights the wildlife trade’s connections to the COVID-19, and likely future, pandemics. Read more….
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Photo Credit: Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media. Pangolin tails for sale in Johannesburg, South Africa.