Coronavirus Isn’t the First Epidemic to Start in Asia, Won’t Be the Last
Tropical biodiversity and shifting population numbers are significant potential reasons why epidemics tend to originate in Asia and Africa.
Suresh V. Kuchipudi, PhD, is a clinical professor and serves as the associate director of the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory (ADL) at Pennsylvania State University. He is the head of microbiology, overseeing bacteriology, virology, serology and molecular diagnostic units of the ADL. He is also an American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) board-certified specialist in virology and immunology.