via News on South Korea and China
via News on South Korea and China
For the third time in two decades that strains of Coronavirus have spilt over into humans. Veterinary research scientists advocate working closely with policymakers and sharing knowledge and experience. They agree that to promote sustainable measures to manage the environment and animal welfare in line with the One Health UN Global Goals there has to be a significant change. They recognise that live slaughter of animals in markets is particularly unsanitary and that human consumption of wildlife and endangered species must end. China recently banned eating wildlife and formally recognised dogs and cats as pets, not food but more needs to be done throughout Asia. In Vietnam and Indonesia, the practice of eating dogs and cats and exotic wildlife is still highly prevalent. Traders have been promoting ‘ exotic’ meats as a cure to Coronavirus.
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For the first time since the outbreak began, in China there have been no new confirmed cases caused by local transmission reported for five consecutive days up to 23 March 2020. This is an indication that the social distancing measures enacted in China have led to control of COVID-19 in the country. At the peak of the outbreak in China (early February), there were between 2,000 and 4,000 new confirmed cases per day.
Dr Kylie Ainslie, co-author of the report from the MRC GIDA and J-IDEA at Imperial College London, explained: “Our report shows initial evidence that, after successful containment of COVID-19 with strict social distancing measures, those strict measures may be relaxed, and economic activities resumed without the recurrence of local transmission.”
For years our charity has lobbied about the health risks associated with the way Asia tortures and eats animals indiscriminately. Now finally, as a result of coronavirus China has fast-tracked a decision to prohibit the consumption of wildlife and this law comes into effect immediately China’s wildlife trade and consumption industry is a multibillion-dollar industry […]
If you have seen on google an article from the Daily Mirror dated December 2015
Please read the clarification and full correction of fact.
Now that the U.S. Copyright Office has designated the NMPA, NSAI, and SONA-backed Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) to begin implementation of the Music Modernization Act (MMA), the time has come for the music publishing industry to get its act together regarding data.
Proof over 4 Million people in just a few days signed a petition and verified their signatures to Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU.
Update – 15.48 Hours Friday March 22nd 2019:
Conclusions remain unchanged:
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NY Times article worth reading. In my next post I will blog on the impact for our rescues and pets.
Just when i had lost all faith in the Conservatives they are finally speaking out for the dogs and cats used for food and fur. ( Only took us 6 years of lobbying)
We are pleased to support the UK parliament and the proposed bill to ban the sale and transportation of dog meat in the UK
The incredible Jim Shannon MP spoke out firmly against the heinous dog meat trade. Watch his heartfelt speech here:
This was followed by highly Informative talk by Bill Wiggins MP, who was equally passionately about ending the dog meat trade.
Last but not least, Giles Watling MP who took the leadin the debate.
Our CEO provided yesterday’s meeting with some information about the cat meat trade and urged MP’s to take into account the fact dog and cat fur was being sold in London. Our Charity is working to engage them with our WHO/OIE contacts, as well as inviting them to attend the UN under the umbrella of our Charity who have Special Status as Consultants the UN Eco Soc Council.
To follow updates…
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