Mad Cows and Eco-Pandemic Irish Literature

By Treasa De Loughry (Lecturer/ Assistant Professor (Ad Astra Fellow) in World Literature in the School of English, Drama and Film).

Contemporary reporting on Covid-19 has focused on it’s environmental links—we know that Covid-19 is a ‘zoonotic’ disease, or a virus transferred from animal to human populations which emerged in wet or wild food markets in Wuhan in Hubei province, China.

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