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Opinion: How Starfish, Snails and Salmon Fight Pandemics

April 17, 2020 By C. Drew Harvell The New York Times
Now the world is seeing the deadly path cut by a terrestrial pandemic, spread by a new coronavirus that has killed tens of thousands of people worldwide as it continues its sweep. If anything good is to emerge from this, it will be in the quest to better understanding pathogens and their hosts, to find nature’s best defenses and to apply these findings to engineer a safer world.