The knowledge, attitudes, and practices surrounding bushmeat consumption and importation in the United States are not well described. Focus groups of West African persons living in Minnesota, USA, found that perceived risks are low and unlikely to deter consumers. Incentives for importation and consumption were multifactorial in this community.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This study was funded by the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) 2014–2015 Research Award, as well as the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota.
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