Global warming and future pandemics

Global warming and future pandemics

A study published in the journal Nature says that animal migration due to rising global temperatures and habitat destruction will lead to a “network of new viruses” that could affect human health. As a possible mitigation plan, they urge governments to improve the zoonotic control and response capacity of the health system.

By Living Earth Agency

Global warming could trigger the next pandemic. This is revealed in a scientific study entitled “Climate change increases the risk of cross-species viral transmission”, published in the journal Nature. The research analyses a future “network of new viruses” that will jump from species to…

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