Kim Iversen describes Shanghai’s draconian lockdown and city-wide food shortage.
According to the CDC, the risk of animals spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to people is low. The virus can spread from people to animals during close contact. More studies are needed to understand if and how different animals could be affected by COVID-19.
Health workers in protective suits prepare for coronavirus testing for residents near residential buildings, Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)