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Next pandemic? Amazon deforestation may spark new diseases

In this photo taken on August 09, 2020 A man is seen in front of smoke rising from an illegally lit fire on a maize field that borders a rainforest reserve, in Sinop, Mato Grosso state, Brazil. Brazilian Amazon deforestation reached more than 7,000 km2 from January to September, an alarming amount despite a 10% decrease compared to the same period in 2019, the record year. / AFP / CARL DE SOUZA

 

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