Tag: China

Abstracts: Coronavirus testing indicates transmission risk increases along wildlife supply chains for human consumption in Viet Nam, 2013-2014

Outbreaks of emerging coronaviruses in the past two decades and the current pandemic of a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that emerged in China highlight the importance of this viral family as a zoonotic public health threat. To gain a better understanding of coronavirus presence and diversity in wildlife at wildlife-human interfaces […]

China moves to stop illegal wildlife trade

Two resolutions introduced recently in China provide further indications government and corporate authorities there are committed to doing more to stop the trade in illegal wildlife. Towards the end of April China’s top legislative authority, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress approved a reinterpretation of the country’s criminal […]

Vet attends ultrasound course in China

A chance find on the internet led an Australian veterinarian to attend a continuing veterinary education course in China. Perth veterinarian Chad Marriott recently travelled to Shenzhen in China to attend an Ultrasound course run by the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies. Having found it difficult to find ultrasound […]