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How Wildlife Trade is Linked to the Corona Virus Outbreaks - SARS, MERS and COVID-19

This Video intro leads on to a longer episode about the wildlife trade.  It gives an eye opening and somewhat stomach churning insight to the practices which have led to these corona viruses.

China has banned the wildlife trade nationwide due to COVID-19, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan. Like SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which was traced to bats and civets - and MERS, Ebola and bird flu in recent times - the novel coronavirus that has killed thousands in China is believed to have come from wildlife - sold illegally at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market. Are humans doomed to more outbreaks of future diseases so long as we continue to live in close proximity with wildlife?


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