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One Way to Prevent Epidemics: Monitoring Wildlife Mortality
One Way to Prevent Epidemics: Monitoring Wildlife Mortality

This piece comes to us from Dr. Alain Ondzie, who leads the Wildlife Health Program for Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Congo.

The current COVID-19 outbreak reminds us that zoonotic viruses can lead to the loss of many human lives and can bring populations of already threatened wildlife species to the brink ...

Coronavirus: Why Now?
Coronavirus: Why Now?

Additional Reading: The Coronavirus and Its Connection to Wildlife

By now, most of the world has heard of the new Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, a respiratory illness traced back to a live animal market in Wuhan, China. While the animal source of the 2019-nCoV has not yet been identified, we at NATURE ...