Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Zoonosis, Ebola, and the Elusive Reservoir Host

Posted 24 Jun 2015 / 0

There’s a really interesting article in the upcoming (July 2015) issue of National Geographic entitled “Stalking a Killer“. Using the most recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa as a case study, the article looks at the nature of a variety of unusual and rare diseases caused by filoviruses. Ebola is not a virus that Read More

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New York Times article on zoonotic disease risks

Posted 19 Jul 2012 / 0

The New York Times “The Ecology of Disease” Missing from this article is a more comprehensive discussion of the risks posed by concentrated animal feed operations.

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