Boris Johnson blames Chinese for Covid saying pandemic triggered by ‘demented’ traditional medicine


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News Snapshot: Boris Johnson launched a blistering attack on China , blaming its ‘demented’ traditional medical practices for the coronavirus pandemic. In a speech to world leaders yesterday he attacked people who ‘grind up the scales of a pangolin’ in a bid to become more ‘potent’. He made the remarks in a speech to the One Planet Summit, hosted by France’s President Macron . Pangolins are heavily-trafficked scaly anteater-like creatures, which have been blamed for transmitting the virus from bats to humans. The first documented cases of the Covid-19 were in the Chinese city of Wuhan, with a wet market trading...