China has banned trading of wild animals until the novel coronavirus outbreak is brought under control.

There are more than 6,000 confirmed cases with almost 7,000 more suspected infections and 132 deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The source of infection is still unknown.

Most of those sick
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Researchers have taken a step toward estimating the risk of disease transmission from wild meat consumption.

The team, including members of the Wildlife Conservation Society, have presented a framework to quantify the risk of zoonotic disease transmission in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos) bushmeat system and help improve understanding
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