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EP02 - The Emergence of New Diseases

EP02 - The Emergence of New Diseases

Update: 2020-09-227
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Where do new diseases like COVID-19 come from? How do they jump from wild animals to humans? I look at the work of economic geographer Mike Davis and evolutionary biologist and epidemiologist Rob Wallace, who argue that the way we produce our food, and particularly livestock, under the logic of industrial capitalism, has a lot to do with it.


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EP02 - The Emergence of New Diseases

EP02 - The Emergence of New Diseases