With the spread of monkeypox after Covid-19, there are fears other zoonotic pandemics to come. Photo: Reuters
With the spread of monkeypox after Covid-19, there are fears other zoonotic pandemics to come. Photo: Reuters

After Covid-19 and monkeypox, more animal disease threats to come, warn experts

  • Zoonoses are more common due to deforestation, mass livestock cultivation, climate change and other human-induced upheavals of the animal world
  • About 60 per cent of all known human infections are zoonotic, as are 75 per cent of all new and emerging infectious diseases, the UN says

With the spread of monkeypox after Covid-19, there are fears other zoonotic pandemics to come. Photo: Reuters
With the spread of monkeypox after Covid-19, there are fears other zoonotic pandemics to come. Photo: Reuters
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