William B. Karesh

William B. Karesh

How studying animal and human disease together could help prevent and treat the next pandemic.

William B. Karesh and Robert A. Cook

Recent outbreaks of avian flu, SARS, the Ebola virus, and mad cow disease wreaked havoc on global trade and transport. They also all originated in animals. Humanity today is acutely vulnerable to diseases that start off in other species, yet our health care remains dangerously blinkered. It is time for a new, global approach.