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calling for an end to factory farming and live animal markets worldwide in an effort to prevent the creation and spread of zoonotic diseases such as COVID-19.
2020/06/11 14:48
“Although it is tempting for us to lay the blame for pandemics such as COVID-19 on bats, pangolins, or other wild species, it is human behavior that is responsible for the vast majority of zoonotic diseases that jump the species barrier from animals to humans,”
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human-dominated ecosystem with increasingly unnatural human-animal close contact, grossly aberrant crowding of animals for human purposes,
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massive overcrowding of animals in factory farms constitute major public health risks and that continuing these practices will only assure further crises in the future. 
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and we should rapidly evolve to eating other forms of protein that are safer for humans, including plant-based meat alternatives and cultured meat (produced by culturing animal cells),”
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