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Our Treatment of animals and the Coronavirus with guest Peter J. Li, Ph. D. and Aysha Akhtar, MD

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In this episode we confront the root causes of the Coronavirus: the continued abuse of animals in the form of wildlife trading and captive breeding, along with the cultural traditions that provide legitimizing cover to these practices. Peter Li and Aysha Akhtar discuss why they persist and what can be done to prevent future outbreaks.
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The Other Animals, hosted by Laurent Levy, is Philadelphia’s only radio show covering all things animal related that looks at the fascinating and inconsistent way humans deal with and impact non-humans. Each week we explore a different topic in depth.

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