A cauldron of contagion - why the ban on wildlife markets should be permanent
Kanitha Krishnasamy, Director, TRAFFIC Southeast Asia
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The spread of a deadly strain of coronavirus, sourced to a wildlife market in Wuhan and now a global health emergency, has put China’s live wild animal trade into the limelight. On January 26th, China announced a ban on its wild animal trade until the crisis is over. Should this become a permanent ban, not just in China but across the world?
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