WEBINAR: Wildlife Trade – OHSS

OHSS Mission

To strengthen the network of scientists and practitioners who incorporate concepts and methods of social sciences into their research and work in One Health. More information here: One Health Social Sciences webpage

Wildlife trade: the social, cultural, and political stakes

April 30, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (UTC-4)

This webinar joins two experts in zoonotic epidemics in an inter-disciplinary dialogue about the social, cultural, and political stakes of eliminating the wildlife trade and, in particular, the role of “wet markets”.

Dr. Laura Kahn (Bio) has authored two books and many relevant One Health articles:

Dr. Christos Lynteris (Bio) is a frequent author of commentaries and contributor on the collaborative website Somatosphere editing its COVID-19 Forum:

As the breeding ground for the current worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, epidemiologists, public health officials, and wildlife conservationists have called for shutting down these markets. However, as a central means of sustenance for many communities around the world, the full impacts of closing the markets and necessary strategies to address them will be addressed.

Registration is free but you must register to receive your unique login link.