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

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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