Averting the “next” Pandemic in New York
COVID-19 is a disease that has spilled over from animals to infect humans. This phenomenon is zoonosis, and it is an on-going part of nature. It happens here: Lyme Disease is a product of zoonosis. It is not sufficient to conquer COVID-19, without simultaneously addressing th means to averyt of minimize the next zoonotic disease, which is already in our midst. The panel will explore the sciencer, how zoonosis functions, and the law, addressing what an be done in New York by adopting a 'One-Health" policy to prevent the "next" pandemic. Key international legal recommendations will be examined in light of the environmental law of New York State.
- May 21, 2020
- 11:00 AM
- 12:00 PM
- Virtual Participation
- Professor Nicholas A. Robinson, Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
- Moderator, Nicholas Ward-Willis, Keane and Beane, P.C.
- Dr. Christian Walzer, Wildlife Conservation Society