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Asian wet markets still ‘filthy’ despite coronavirus pandemic, PETA video shows

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  A shocking graphic video posted on Twitter this week shows conditions in Asian “wet markets” haven’t changed despite a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 307,000 people worldwide. The images, posted by PETA Asia, show pigs, frogs, eels,… Read More »

Genes tell the story of how the Asian tiger mosquito spread

Over the last 40 years, the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, has invaded every continent thanks to the transportation of its eggs via human trade and transportation. Researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have now used the genomes of the mosquitoes to track the history of the invasion and expansion of the species through… Read More »