Biodiversity loss and the spread of zoonotic diseases

05-02-2021 - 13:22 ENVI
Biodiversity and prevention of zoonotic diseases such as Covid 19 Biodiversity and prevention of zoonotic diseases such as Covid 19
Biodiversity loss and the spread of zoonotic diseases © European Union 2021 - European Parliament

Biodiversity is one of the factors influencing the emergence in recent decades of a number of infectious diseases of zoonotic origin. The in-depth analysis requested by the ENVI committee explores the complex links between biodiversity and the risk of zoonotic diseases such as COVID-19. The paper examines potential policy measures, both in and outside of the territory of the EU.