“I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth” (Revelation 6:8).
Contact with wild monkeys and apes puts humans at risk of contracting new infectious diseases like the deadly Ebola virus, a new study warns. More than three fifths of emerging infectious diseases are now transmitted from animals to humans – with seven in ten of those coming from wild animals. Animal diseases that infect humans such as Ebola, Lassa, and Marburg, are a major threat to human health, and diseases often spillover to humans from nonhuman primates. This underscores why there needs to be better monitoring to stop the next epidemic that could become a pandemic… (READ MORE)