Expert Warns That Falling Sperm Counts May Threaten Human Survival
Provided By - Video Elephant on February 26, 2021
A leading epidemiologist has warned that falling sperm counts could mean that the median sperm count reaches zero by 2045.
Epidemiologist Shanna Swan wrote about the issue in her new book 'Count Down' following her previous study in 2017.
In 2017, Swan co-authored a study that found that sperm counts in the west had plummeted by 59% between 1973 and 2011.
Swan says that lifestyle and chemicals are changing and threatening human sexual development and fertility.
These include “everywhere chemicals” found in plastics and cosmetics, as well as smoking and rising levels of obesity.
These are median sperm counts - which means half the men in Western countries will have no sperm. This is a big problem if it were to come to that, Shanna Swan.
Swan argues that the human race meets three of the five criteria for an endangered species.