The World Health Organization has declared the new coronavirus epidemic a global health emergency. On the next Fresh Air, science writer David Quammen talks about the epidemic, which has killed hundreds in China. He says the coronavirus is just the latest example of how pathogens are migrating from animals to humans with increasing frequency, and deadly consequences. Join us.
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