Africa Can Help to Stop the Next Pandemic

"Zoonotic diseases" such as Ebola, SARS, Zika, HIV/AIDS, West Nile fever and COVID-19 are infections that jump between animals and humans, some of which leave illness and death in their wake. African countries - a number of which have successfully managed deadly zoonotic outbreaks - have the potential to leverage their experience to combat future outbreaks, say the United Nations Environment Programme and the International Livestock Research Institute.

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Working in the advanced animal health laboratories of the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi.

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