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Government officers seize civets in a wildlife market in Guangzhou, China to prevent the spread of SARS in 2004. Dustin Shum/South China Morning Post via Getty Images

The new coronavirus emerged from the global wildlife trade – and may be devastating enough to end it

Wild animals and animal parts are bought and sold worldwide, often illegally. This multibillion-dollar industry is pushing species to extinction, fueling crime and spreading disease.
Presenteeism – as opposed to absenteeism – is especially dangerous in the midst of a pandemic. (Shutterstock)

Employers need to give paid sick days to fight the coronavirus

Presenteeism -- when employees show up for work when they're sick -- at a time of a global pandemic is especially dangerous for co-workers, managers and employers.

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