Coronavirus: Hunting for future killer viruses


Scientists are warning that we have now created “a perfect storm” for ailments from wildlife to spill over into people and unfold rapidly all over the world.

As a part of a world effort to review how and the place new ailments emerge, scientists on the University of Liverpool have led the event of a pattern-recognition system to foretell which wildlife ailments pose probably the most threat to people.

BBC News science correspondent Victoria Gill studies.

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