Zoonosis and the Modern Food System

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There is another aspect to our food system that is darker, and far less well understood. Never mind we are likely living through the consequence of it. SARS-COV-2 is most likely a jump from an animal reservoir to humans. Yes, that COVID-19. Like SARS it is an RNA virus in the Corona family. They are called this way because of the familiar ring of spike protein under the electron microscope. Nor are these two the first…