‘Pushing it underground!’ China expert blast’s Australia’s call for wet market ban

‘Pushing it underground!’ China expert blast’s Australia’s call for wet market ban

Daily Express - World·2020-05-02 11:01

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Scientists suspect the recent COVID-19 outbreak is likely to have originated in bats, before possibly spreading to pangolins and making the jump to humans inside the Wuhan Seafood Market – which is reported to have stocked 120 wild animals across 75 species including bats, dogs, pangolins, turtles and snakes. In February, ChinesePresident Xi Jinping announced a temporary ban on trading and consuming wild animals and officials began shutting down markets across the country, but last week, Australia’s Minister for Agriculture – David Littleproud – announced he had asked G20 officials to back a plan to “phase out” wet markets. He told Channel 7: "There are risks with wildlife wet markets and they could be as big a risk to our agricultural industries as they can be to public health."

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