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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

Following a plant-based diet could help slash the severity of COVID-19.  Research published in the “BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health” journal investigated the link between the disease and different dietary patterns.

Wet markets sell, in open-air stalls, live chickens, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and insects, huddled together and sharing their breath, blood, and excrement.

Understanding the connection between humans, animals, and the environment is key to planning for future pandemics, experts warn.

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

Dr. Michael Greger, Physician and public health Speaker