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    Default Threat Of Diseases Passed From Animals Will Only Increase

    9News Staff
    August 31 2020

    Humans are facing an increasing risk of diseases passed on by animals, the professor leading Oxford University's coronavirus vaccine development says.
    Growing population density, increased international travel and deforestation have all made the spread of zoonotic diseases much more likely, vaccinology professor Sarah Gilbert told The Independent.
    Researchers are yet to prove where COVID-19 originated, but most believe it was passed from bats to humans via another animal.
    Likewise, scientists suspect SARS and Ebola were also diseases passed on from animals.

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