A treasure trove of valuable One Health concept/approach information vis-à-vis the current COVID-19 pandemic challenge... Knowable Magazine is from Annual Reviews, a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. Infectious disease: Making — and breaking — the animal connection We know pathogens from other species can endanger us.  Scientists are better equipped than ever to do something about it, but political buy-in is crucial. By Tim Vernimmen 04.16.2020 Infectious disease: Making — and breaking — the animal connection “Most of the emerging diseases that threaten us humans — including SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the Covid-19 pandemic — are zoonotic, meaning the microorganisms that cause them come from another animal. In an era of increasing urbanization, it may seem that many of us are keeping wild animals at safe distances. But the intricate network of global connections in the modern world, and the number of people living on the margins of humanity’s ever-expanding habitat, mean that we may never have been as accessible to ambitious new pathogens as we are today. ...” Q & A with prominent epidemiologist and veterinarian, Dr. Jonna Mazet & READ: