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Does Factory Farming cause or amplify pandemics?

It's generally believe that covid19 started at a wet market in China, and exposure to wildlife is generally accepted to be a reservoir for viral pathogen that can cause pandemics, but less clear is whether Factory Farming can cause or amplify pandemics.

Factory Farms cause or amplify pandemics.

Factory bred animals are more likely to be carriers of contagious pathogens that amplify pandemics

Factory farming poses one of the major threats to the world in terms of unknowingly spreading dangerous and deadly diseases through its process of breeding, slaughtering and selling of animals. With more than half the world’s population being meat lovers, this farming is less of a capitalistic saving than a ticking time bomb threatening global devastation. Explore

Factory Farms that have proper biosecurity procedures do not cause or amplify pandemics.

This page was last edited on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 08:39 UTC