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EatingAnimalsCausesPandemics

FACT:

75% of new and emerging infectious diseases are Zoonotic (come from animals)

"If you actually want to create global pandemics, then build factory farms."

IN THE NEWS

CALLING ATTENTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES SPREAD BETWEEN PEOPLE AND ANIMALS

Farming of animals can be profitable, especially when done on a massive scale. But it has major externalized costs, environmental repercussions, and devastating long-term impacts.

HOW FACTORY FARMING COULD CAUSE NEXT PANDEMIC

Most pandemics are caused by viruses and bacteria that begin in animals and leap onto us, so-called zoonotic infections.

HOW CAN WE PREVENT THE NEXT ZOONOTIC DISEASE OUTBREAK?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought up many questions about the future of animal agriculture.

"If you actually want to create global pandemics, then build factory farms."

Dr. Michael Greger, Physician and public health Speaker