Against pandemics, ecology

Bat covid

A fruit bat captured by CDC scientists Brian Amman and Jonathan Towner in Queen Elizabeth National Park on August 25, 2018. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount / The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Think Exotic Animals Are to Blame for the Coronavirus? Think Again.
Scientists have fingered bats and pangolins as potential sources of the virus, but the real blame lies elsewhere — with human assaults on the environment.

By Sonia Shah The Nation February 18, 2020
Sonia Shah is a science journalist and prize-winning author.
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