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Scientists Scour the Amazon for Pathogens That Could Spark the Next Pandemic

Submitted by rileyta on May 19, 2021 - 08:44 AM

Capuchin monkey in a rainforest

Researchers believe tropical rainforests are most likely to harbor dangerous new pathogens that could lead to the next pandemic. As human populations continue to move closer to rainforests, the potential increases. For this reason, scientists are studying the Amazon forest to identify potential threats. Read more about this research using the link!

Content Source:

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Content Author:

Daniel Grossman