Where the wild things are - David Hayman: Virus hunter

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Where the wild things are - David Hayman: Virus hunter

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Infectious disease ecologist David Hayman has travelled the globe looking at the spread of pathogens between humans and wildlife [Brad Boniface]

Wildlife veterinary science has taken a former rural Sussex lad to the top of the international infectious diseases world at a critical time in human history. Massey University’s David Hayman speaks to reporter Virginia McMillan

David Hayman PhD, One Health High-Level Expert Panel member (WHO, FAO, World Organisation for Animal Health, UN Environment Programme). Rutherford Discovery Fellow.

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