Ebola Shows the World is Primed for the Perfect Microbial Storm – Newsweek

August 13, 2014
The role of wild animals in the origin of novel diseases was laid bare in 2008 when Dr. Peter Daszak, president of the EcoHealth Alliance, Kate Jones of the Institute of Zoology and University College London, and colleagues from Columbia University, New York, analysed 335 emerging diseases from 1940 to 2004.

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