July 8, 2020

Dr. Peter Daszak: Disease X

The COVID-19 pandemic took most of us by surprise, but not Dr. Peter Daszak. As a zoologist and expert on emerging diseases, he has been training his entire life for this kind of crisis. He is the president of EcoHealth Alliance, a non-profit NGO that supports global health.

Should we blame nature for the virus? What are the root causes of pandemics? How does preserving biodiversity help us fight emerging diseases?

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