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Surely the link between abusing animals and the world's health is now clear | Nick Cohen

11.04.2020
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This pandemic can be traced to our disregard for animal welfare. But our politicians won't dare make the connectionCoronavirus latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe boast that "when the facts change, I change my mind" is a proud one. "When the facts change, I reinforce my prejudices" is truer. If you want proof, look at the coronavirus that has changed everything and consider the undisputed fact that it spread because of humanity's abuse of animals.Imagine a world where facts changed minds. The United Nations, governments and everyone with influence would now be saying we should abandon meat or at a minimum cut down on consumption. Perhaps my reading is not as wide as it should be, but I have heard nothing of the sort argued. Making the case would be child's play and would not be confined to emphasising that Covid-19 probably jumped species in Wuhan's grotesque wet markets. The Sars epidemic of 2002-04 began in Guangdong, probably in bats, and then spread to civet cats, sold in markets and eaten in restaurants. The H7N9 strain of bird flu began in China, once again, and moved to humans from diseased poultry. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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