The world's bat lands are under attack, seeding risk of a new pandemic. Here's where. by Reuters
Part 1 of The Bat Lands. A recent Marburg virus outbreak in Ghana highlights how the thirst for resources is driving destruction of the world’s most biodiverse areas and putting humans in ever-closer contact with bats, carriers of dozens of viruses like the one that caused the current COVID-19 pandemic. A Reuters data analysis pinpoints areas where conditions are ripe for a bat-borne disease to spill over to humanity.