SAFS in the News: Conservation not an effective tool for reducing infectious disease in people, study finds

SAFS professor Chelsea Wood is featured in UW Today:

‘“There are a lot of great reasons for conservation, but control of infectious disease isn’t one of them,” said lead author and parasite ecologist Chelsea Wood, an assistant professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. “We’re not going to improve public health by pushing a single button. This study clearly shows that ― at the country level ― conservation is not a disease-control tool.”’

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