Meat markets ideal for spread of virus
April 22, 2020
Humans are cutting down forests, wiping out all other life forms habitats on a massive scale.
Eighty percent of earth’s land animals and plants live in forests. Cutting them down brings us into contact with disease-carrying species.
And the Chinese eat anything and everything!
“Eating wild animals is considered a luxury because of their rarity and cost,” says Yanzhong Huang, a public heath expert at the Council for Foreign Relations.
Some practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine also believe that eating exotic creatures can cure certain ailments and boost “male pot...