Stalls at a wet market in North Point, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa Stalls at a wet market in North Point, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa
Stalls at a wet market in North Point, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa
Lisa Lim
Opinion

Opinion

Language Matters by Lisa Lim

Why Asia’s wet markets are being unfairly targeted in bad pandemic press

  • The term achieved notoriety after a Wuhan market was blamed for the coronavirus outbreak
  • Asia’s establishments have been suffering from inaccurate associations with wildlife trade

Stalls at a wet market in North Point, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa Stalls at a wet market in North Point, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa
Stalls at a wet market in North Point, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa
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