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.



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

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