The Conversation – Disease detectives

How deforestation helps deadly viruses jump from animals to humans.

By Amy Vittor, M.D., Ph.D., Gabriel Zorello Laporta, Ph.D., and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum, Ph.D.

Vittor Dr. Amy Vittor Jesse S. Jones

Yellow fever: Monkeys, humans and hungry mosquitoes

Malaria: Humans can also infect wildlife

Venezuelan equine encephalitis: Rodents move in

Ebola: Disease at the forest’s edge

What about the coronavirus

Preventing zoonotic spillover