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The SARS Coronavirus and Wet Markets from Michael Greger

This is the 2nd in a 17-video series on pandemics and COVID-19. This features the role live animal markets and the trade in exotic animals have played in the emergence of deadly coronavirus outbreaks.

First, we looked at Where Do Deadly Coronaviruses Like MERS-CoV Come From?

We continue exploring the sources of these viruses next, in: Where Did the COVID-19 Coronavirus Come From? The Last Coronavirus Pandemic May Have Been Caused by Livestock You can download the whole series (for free) right now here and take an even deeper dive in my new book How to Survive a Pandemic (note: all my proceeds from this book are donated to pandemic prevention charities such as the Good Food Institute (, Plant-Based Foods Association (, A Well-Fed World (, and the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (

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Michael Greger shares 17 videos about pandemics

In the last 17 years, there have been three new deadly coronavirus epidemics, but where do emerging diseases like MERS-CoV emerge from? This is the first in a 17-video series on pandemics and COVID-19.

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Shaking the Viral Tree: An Interview with David Quammen

In this interview, science writer David Quammen speaks about the root causes underlying the current pandemic and explores the ways in which viruses are embedded in the same systems of ecology and evolutionary biology that we are. As we disrupt wild ecosystems and shake these viruses free, COVID-19 offers an opportunity to reimagine our relationship with the natural world.

Listen to the podcast or read the transcript here!

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