According to drastic measures, China seems to have the Coronavirus in the handle. The number of new infections are among hardly increased at all yet. Some of the measures were loosened in the meantime, however, the crisis is still not overcome.

Still apply in many of the provinces of bans. Including the sale of wild animals or derived remedies. The markets were closed. The reason is that the trigger for the corona crisis is, apparently, a market in the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan. There may be wild animals were sold, the were infected with the Coronavirus. So the Virus came to humans.

tier markets virus skidding

Where are the Corona-chain of infection, however, took their beginning, the game is not clarified until today completely. However, the wild animal markets are considered to be a fire accelerant. Many wild animals are in a confined space. The increase of the exchange of virus, said the Director of the Wildlife Health Wildlife Conservation Society Christian waltz back in January, in the “National Geographic”.

Nevertheless, many Chinese do not adhere to the ban , such as the “Daily Mail” reported. For example, in the cities of Guilin or Dongguan in the South of the country. There is to be offered in the great halls of countless animals.

The markets are exactly as they were before the Coronavirus, is reported by a correspondent of the newspaper. “The only difference is that the safety to try and force to prevent anyone from making photos. It was not before.”

raids in February

in addition to dogs, cats, rabbits and even a bat would be sold-products. Especially bats are suspected as a carrier of the Coronavirus to act.

many Chinese hold on the market bans, is not new. In February police officers accounted for nearly 40’000 animals are safe, which were sold on illegal markets. 700 people were arrested as the “ORF” has reported. Now the markets would be tolerated, but again, at least. Of raids or arrests, “the Daily Mail reports”. (jmh)


The Coronavirus currently holds the world in suspense. Many countries are taking measures such as Closing schools or limiting public events, to prevent the spread. In Switzerland, too, the grass, the Virus magnetized. All of the current information and Figures around the topic there is in the Coronavirus-Ticker.

I Have the corona virus or just the flu?

The Coronavirus spreads further – also in Switzerland. Especially in the flu season, you can assess for yourself whether one is ill with the Coronavirus, or whether you just have an ordinary flu. The differences are subtle, but they exist. VIEWS is defined.

protection against Coronavirus

recommendations of the Federal office for health, how you can protect yourself:

wash your hands
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use a Hand sanitizer. is Not Sneezing into hands, sneeze
or cough in a handkerchief; or if you have none, in the bend of your elbow. the handkerchiefs to correctly dispose of
paper tissues should be disposed of after use in a closed waste bin. the contact minimize
Avoid contact with people who have difficulty breathing or a cough.
Avoid larger gatherings of people or public transport. To remain as home to the “most important thing of All is up to date”, so that more and more people are infected. You should go only in exceptional cases, Outside. Everything is possible, delivery at home. the Important: no welcome kiss, no hugs, no shaking hands. And always a distance of one Meter to keep. the stay Informed
please Observe the local directives and recommendations. Strictly to the rules and announcements of the authorities. “Who is healthy, and informed, remains in 99 percent of cases, healthy.”
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don’t Go any more in case of symptoms (difficulty breathing, cough, or fever) in the Public and immediately contact – first by phone, a Doctor, a doctor or a health care facility. the patience
The Situation will continue until Further notice. Those who feel themselves safe and healthy and, therefore, to the front of the storm, risking to prolong the condition. Therefore, peace preserved, and the thing in common to serve. (SDA)