Land use-induced spillover: a call to action to safeguard environmental, animal, and human health

Mar 08, 2021

As the planet faces various cumulative stressors on ecological systems, the infect–shed–spill–spread cascade and associated studies of landscape immunity — the ecological conditions that reduce the risk of pathogen spillover from reservoir hosts—as a conservation and biosecurity priority, can serve as a new integrative path forward to safeguard natural systems and human health as a biosecurity priority. The Lancet Planetary Health

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