SARS Wildlife Connection Sends A Warning

Backgrounder: The SARS - Wildlife Connection


SARS News Articles

  • Sars-like viruses found in China - BBC News
    Fears that animals carrying Sars-like viruses could trigger another outbreak have been heightened by a testing programme.
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  • Singaporeans mourn culled cats - BBC News
    Cat lovers in Singapore have been mourning hundreds of stray animals destroyed under a public health campaign triggered by the Sars outbreak.
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  • A change of menu for China's popular wildlife markets - Teipei Times
    The civet cats are gone from their cages at the market, replaced by ducks and rabbits. The snakes are missing too, as are the bats, badgers and anteater-like pangolins.
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  • Whose fault? Human beings or animals - Guangdong Online
    Many people found their attitudes towards wild animals have changed greatly, including some scientists, after scientists named the civet as the likely candidate of the original SARS virus.
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  • China vs SARS: A good dog is a dead dog - Asian Times
    In Beijing's Fengtai district, a family living in an apartment building in the Niwa neighborhood suspected that its pet dog, a Pekingese, had become infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
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  • China's newest SARS victim: The civet cat - Asian Times
    As researchers in China and Hong Kong theorize that the source of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus may be the masked palm civet, a top Chinese delicacy has suddenly become a national scapegoat.
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  • Stopping Wildlife Consumption - Guangdong Online
    The latest study linking wild animals such as civet cats to the coronavirus that causes SARS has forced governments to take stricter measures to stop their trade and consumption.
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