Coronavirus: Hunting for future killer viruses

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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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