Impact of climate change on human zoonoses, with an emphasis on COVID-19


K. Sriarulnathan*

Over the last few decades, the world has experienced several pandemic outbreaks of various pathogens and the frequency of the emergence of novel strains of infectious organisms has increased in recent decades. Many studies have found associations between climatic conditions and zoonoses transmission. However, there is debate about the future impacts of climate change on zoonoses transmission, especially with the rise of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

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