Where Will the Next Pandemic Come From?

No one knows where the next pandemic will emerge. But countries where human-animal interaction has been forced by deforestation, resource extraction, and agricultural expansion, are a good bet.
The Injustice: The most at-risk areas are in sub-Saharan Africa and South or Southeast Asia, but affluent white nations drive the natural resource extraction that creates these conditions.  
Past human-animal disease spillovers like Ebola have largely stayed in the region of origin, allowing those who profit “to look away from these disparities while enjoying the fruits of exploitation.”

COVID-19 has made them impossible to ignore.

Future Human

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