Climate change increases cross-species viral transmission risk.

  title={Climate change increases cross-species viral transmission risk.},
  author={Colin J. Carlson and Gregory F. Albery and Cory Merow and Christopher H. Trisos and Casey M. Zipfel and Evan A. Eskew and Kevin J. Olival and Noam Ross and Shweta Bansal},
At least 10,000 virus species have the capacity to infect humans, but at present, the vast majority are circulating silently in wild mammals1,2. However, climate and land use change will produce novel opportunities for viral sharing among previously geographically-isolated species of wildlife3,4. In some cases, this will facilitate zoonotic spillover-a mechanistic link between global environmental change and disease emergence. Here, we simulate potential hotspots of future viral sharing, using… 

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