Chinese police stand guard at the Xinfadi market building in Beijing, on June 13, where a cluster of infections led to a partial shutdown of the Chinese capital city. Photo: EPA-EFE
Ivonne Higuero
Opinion

Opinion

Ivonne Higuero

How regulation of endangered wildlife trade can prevent the next pandemic

  • In ensuring wildlife trade is legal, sustainable and traceable, CITES also provides a framework to protect animal welfare and raise awareness of health risks
  • To aid vaccine work and study, CITES is working to expedite transport of scientific specimens and biological samples
Chinese police stand guard at the Xinfadi market building in Beijing, on June 13, where a cluster of infections led to a partial shutdown of the Chinese capital city. Photo: EPA-EFE
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