This is a further in our series of Coronavirus episodes of Scientific American’s Science Speak, posted on March 19th, 2020. I’m Steve Mirsky.
In early March, the Key Minister of Viet Nam directed the Government to draft a directive to prohibit wildlife trade and consumption, to be submitted to him by April one, 2020. In February, China took related actions.
To obtain out more about the wildlife trade and its marriage to the latest coronavirus outbreak, I known as Christian Walzer. He’s the govt director of worldwide well being at the Wildlife Conservation Modern society. We both of those reside in the Bronx, but owing to the latest circumstance we spoke by cell phone.
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