PETA has told Britain’s Defense Minister Ben Wallace that by doing so, viruses like snakes and other organisms from inside snakes and other organisms can enter the bodies of soldiers.
Soldiers drinking snake blood (AFP)
This is bad news for soldiers around the world, who drink the blood of poisonous snakes like Cobra to keep themselves alive under any odds. Apart from this, scorpions are eaten alive to eradicate hunger. It has been reported that by doing this, there is a risk of spreading of a disease like Coronavirus, which may emerge as a new epidemic. Significantly, several media reports have claimed that coronavirus entered the human body through bats and later spread worldwide as an epidemic.
PETA, an organization working for animal rights, has written to Britain’s Defense Minister Ben Wallace, saying that by doing so, viruses from snakes and other organisms such as Kovid-19 can Can enter the body. Which can pose an epidemic risk. PETA says that in the training session, soldiers who drink snake blood and eat live scorpions are at increased risk of contracting the contagious virus. For the first time in China, it was said about the corona that it entered the human body by eating bats.
Practice of eating animals alive in Thailand
Actually, thousands of soldiers from all over the world participate in the Cobra Gold joint military exercise in Thailand. Here they are given the practice of killing and eating live animals to survive in extraordinary circumstances. During training, soldiers are trained to drink snake blood, eat scorpions or lizards alive. Last year, a video of American soldiers went viral, in which they could be seen drinking the snake’s blood and tearing its skin. While giving a warning, PETA said that viruses like corona can enter the human body by drinking snake blood or eating them alive.
75% disease spread from animals to humans
PETA has said that eating animals alive is in danger of another outbreak. The organization quoted the CDC of the US as saying, 75 per cent of diseases are spreading from animals to humans. According to an estimate, the cause of more than three dozen infectious diseases was to manipulate the habitat of humans. These include diseases like SARS, Marsa, Ebola, Swine Flu and Zika virus. Scientists have claimed that bats are the cause of corona outbreaks.