Jane Goodall speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2020. Photo: AFP Jane Goodall speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2020. Photo: AFP
Jane Goodall speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2020. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Jane Goodall believes ‘disrespect for animals’ caused pandemic

  • The primatologist said animal markets and farming create conditions where animals are crowded together and viruses jump the species barrier
  • She welcomed the closure of live wild animal markets in China, and said every individual can take steps to make a difference

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Jane Goodall speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2020. Photo: AFP Jane Goodall speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2020. Photo: AFP
Jane Goodall speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2020. Photo: AFP
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