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Hamsters Cause a COVID Outbreak?

Hamsters Cause COVID Outbreak

  Did hamsters cause a COVID outbreak? That is what a new pre-print case study implies. It’s a pre-print, and while everyone has run with preprints during this pandemic, it’s good practice to keep in mind that they have yet to be peer-reviewed. But we can still talk about the study, because it’s about hamsters. […]

Causes for Emerging Infectious Disease: Humans to Blame

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Causes for Emerging Infectious Disease: Humans are to blame. We must address the causes of emerging infectious disease. For example, there has to be a much stronger international effort to ban live meat markets and come down harder on the illegal wildlife trade. It didn’t happen after SARS, but it needs to happen now. Turning […]

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