(May 12, 2020)
Wildlife is openly traded in markets across Lao PDR, posing a risk for the spillover and spread of emerging zoonotic pathogens, such as SARS-CoV-2. In order to reduce the risks to public health, economies and biodiversity, we need to end trade in wild animals and support stronger enforcement and legislation, as is being proposed by neighboring Vietnam and China. Read More in this Op-Ed from the Laotian Times.
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