Livelihood and Disease- Ebola outbreak and Challenges for Bush meat

www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/health/congo-s-ebola-outbreak-poses-challenges-for-bush-meat-1.3977007

#Livelihood vs Disease

#Live bush meat source of Ebola and other disease causing agents

#Butchers and handlers of live bush meat at risk

of contracting disease

#Smoked or cooked meat low risk of disease spread

#Challenges of Bush meat trade and Ebola outbreaks

Published by People, Pandemics and Epidemics (PPE)

Billions around the world are affected by diseases in one way or the other, be it directly or indirectly. Both communicable and non- communicable diseases affect communities worldwide. Communicable (infectious) diseases have been associated with the environment, socioeconomic status, geographical location and access to healthcare. With various disease outbreaks affecting many parts of the world and millions of people being affected, the year 2020 has ushered in another level of an outbreak, the COVID-19 Pandemic. The disease started as an outbreak in one part of a country, soon spread to other countries and continents becoming a pandemic. People, Pandemics and Epidemics will discuss the various infectious disease outbreaks, the solutions to fighting these outbreaks, and what has been achieved so far.

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