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When Viruses Jump: Disease Transmission from Animals to Humans
October 13 @ 7:00pm
How and why do some pathogens in wild animal species make the jump to domestic animal and human species? Dr. Raina Plowright, MSU Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, will describe the mechanisms of such disease “spillover” and strategies to mitigate or prevent such occurrences in the context of the current pandemic.