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A cauldron of contagion - why the ban on wildlife markets should be permanent

Kanitha Krishnasamy, Director, TRAFFIC Southeast Asia

31-Jan-20 14:30

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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?


Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Sharmilla Ganesan

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