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Vol 72, No 3 (2021)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2021-09-29
Submitted: 2021-08-24
Accepted: 2021-08-25
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Wildlife trafficking and corruption at the maritime port: a global health threat

Yusuf Amuda Tajudeen1, Iyiola Olatunji Oladunjoye1
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2021.0044
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Pubmed: 34604996
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International Maritime Health 2021;72(3):239-240.
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  1. Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

open access

Vol 72, No 3 (2021)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Published online: 2021-09-29
Submitted: 2021-08-24
Accepted: 2021-08-25

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Title

Wildlife trafficking and corruption at the maritime port: a global health threat

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 72, No 3 (2021)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

239-240

Published online

2021-09-29

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2021.0044

Pubmed

34604996

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2021;72(3):239-240.

Authors

Yusuf Amuda Tajudeen
Iyiola Olatunji Oladunjoye

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