UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells world leaders Coronavirus was triggered by ‘demented’ people who ‘grind up the scales of a pangolin’ in a bid to become more ‘potent’.

It's a mammal. It looks like an artichoke. And China is driving it toward  extinction - Los Angeles Times

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson blames Chinese for coronavirus pandemic telling world leaders it was triggered by ‘demented’ people who ‘grind up the scales of a pangolin’ in a bid to become more ‘potent’

  • He made the remarks in a virtual speech to the One Planet Summit yesterday
  • Pangolins are heavily-trafficked scaly anteater-like creatures found across Asia
  • Endangered species blamed for transmitting the virus from bats to humans

Read the full article at:

Boris Johnson blames Chinese for Covid saying pandemic triggered by ‘demented’ traditional medicine | Daily Mail Online

Pakistan's pangolin threatened by Chinese demand |The Third Pole

Consider alternatives to pangolin scales, traditional Chinese medicine  professors urge at conservation conference in Hong Kong | South China  Morning Post

Pangolin scale medicines no longer covered by Chinese insurance | National  Geographic

Regards Mark

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