Trade in and consumption of wild animals is prohibited

China has announced an immediate and “global” ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals, a widespread practice believed to be linked to the deadly coronavirus epidemic. The Covid-19 epidemic has killed over 2,500 people, largely in China, and has infected some 77,000 people in 29 countries since December last year, sparking fear of […]

The COVID-19 epidemic plunges Europe into the blockade

A seventh person died from coronavirus in Italy, according to media reports, while Europe plunges into a dramatic blockade. More than 200 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 disease in Italy, the largest outbreak so far reported in Europe. The dramatic wave of cases has sparked fears across the continent with Italy and neighboring […]