Wang Mengyun says she is sorry for an online travel show segment about bat soup filmed in 2016. Photo: Sohu Wang Mengyun says she is sorry for an online travel show segment about bat soup filmed in 2016. Photo: Sohu
Wang Mengyun says she is sorry for an online travel show segment about bat soup filmed in 2016. Photo: Sohu

‘Sorry about the tasty bat’: Chinese online host apologises for travel show dining advice as Wuhan virus spreads

  • Wang Mengyun says she had no idea the animals are a reservoir of disease when she filmed the programme in Palau three years ago
  • Emergence of new coronavirus similar to other bat-borne pathogens revives calls for ban on eating exotic species

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Wang Mengyun says she is sorry for an online travel show segment about bat soup filmed in 2016. Photo: Sohu Wang Mengyun says she is sorry for an online travel show segment about bat soup filmed in 2016. Photo: Sohu
Wang Mengyun says she is sorry for an online travel show segment about bat soup filmed in 2016. Photo: Sohu
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