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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

"The mutating H5N8 strain of avian flu has a high risk of human-to-human transmission."

A member of the World Health Organization team investigating the coronavirus pandemic says its report will conclude that such animal farms are likely the place where the pandemic began.

“Avian influenza and other zoonotic diseases are in the environment, and as human activities encroach natural habitats and environments used by wild species, the risk of transmission increases.”

 

--Taej Mundkur, Wetlands International.  

A rise in zoonotic diseases is being driven by environmental degradation (UN Environment Program and International Livestock Research Institute)...cites rising demand for animal protein, intensive farming practices, exploitation of wildlife and climate change...

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

Dr. Michael Greger, Physician and public health Speaker