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A market in China

Exploring the wet wildlife markets of China

Three swine veterinarians observe a herd of swine in a facility.

Historically, many human health practices—vaccination, herd immunity, biosecurity and isolation, and fecal transplantation—were derived from animal agriculture.

Paws next to a stethoscope against a white background

I am a veterinary clinician at the University of Minnesota. As in many other veterinary hospitals, things have changed.

Pins wound together by string, representing contact networks

We are scientists who use math to study how disease moves through groups, and we can guarantee that coronavirus is just a few degrees of separation — or less — from each one of us.