Pandemic risks increase as humans encroach on bat habitats
May 22, 2023 1 min read
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Scientists are warning about the increasing dangers of human encroachment on natural habitats for bats. Experts say that expanding the search for resources in areas where bats are heavily populated increases the risk of pathogen transmission to humans, which can fuel future pandemics. Ryan McNeill, a deputy editor of data journalism at Reuters, joins CBS News to discuss.
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