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Coronavirus: Beijing bans trading, eating wild animals


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

26th Apr, 2020. 06:30 pm
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China bans eating wild animals after the coronavirus outbreak

The capital of China decided to ban the trade of wildlife in the city.

According to the details, the authorities have passed a new regulation, imposing even harsher punishments on violators.

China Global Television Network (CGTN) reported on Sunday, the new rule is a careful response to the coronavirus outbreak, which is supposed to be caused by the virus related to bats.

Chairwoman of the Legislative Commission of the Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal People’s Congress, Wang Rongmei said, the new rules will be implement from June 1 this year.

82,827 people have been tested positive for COVID-19 and 4,632 people lost their lives in China.

Scientists discover six new types of coronavirus in Bats

Scientists in Myanmar have discovered six entirely new coronaviruses in bats of the same family as the SARS and COVID-19 virus that is currently spreading across the world.

Government o f Myanmar had commenced the funded program named PREDICT to discover Infectious transmittable diseases from animals to humans.

As bats are the prime suspects of spreading coronaviruses so the scientist of Myanmar researched on bats and made the conclusion and this is the very first time when these viruses have been detected anywhere in the world.

The research further shows that the newly discovered COVID-19 are not closely related to coronaviruses Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS CoV-1), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) or COVID-19.

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