What impact has the coronavirus pandemic had on the environment? | COVID-19 Special

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What impact is the pandemic having on the environment? Has air quality improved because people stayed at home during the many lockdowns? How does illness pass between humans and animals? DW’s science team investigates these questions and more in this week’s COVID-19 Special.

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