David Wiebers and Valery Feigin, What the COVID-19 crisis is telling humanity


Wiebers & Feigin accurately propose that reducing the risks posed by infectious disease outbreaks and other global health challenges will depend critically on transitioning away from intensive animal farming practices. Creating the right incentive structure for this transition to happen is one of the great challenges in the years to come, but a much-needed step to ensure the health and well-being of current and future generations.

Author Biography

Cynthia Schuck-Paim is a zoologist and researcher on the epidemiology of human and animal diseases. Her published research includes multiple studies on the mortality impact of influenza pandemics and the burden of respiratory infectious diseases. Website