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What is “Disease X” and what are “Zoonotic Diseases”? With Mariam Jiwani

By May 25, 2020August 17th, 2020No Comments

Disease X ‘represents the knowledge that a serious international epidemic could be caused by a pathogen currently unknown to cause human disease’. Mariam Jiwani is from Kampala, Uganda, and is a masters student at Imperial College London.

‘It is estimated there are currently 631,000 and 827,000 unknown viruses on this planet with the ability to infect people…’ COVID-19 is allowing us to think about policies and our behavioural around factors such as climate change, biodiversity.

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