Ebola outbreak tied to deforestation (video)

Anderson Cooper discusses the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa with Dr. James Wilson, the director of the National Infectious Disease Forecase Center.


Wilson notes the recent outbreaks seem to have hit more populated areas because of deforestation, and “human beings showing unrestricted growth.” Wilson says “we’re going to see more of this.”

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