A man kills a fish in a wet market in Wuhan on January 05, 2020. China has imposed an immediate ban on the trade in wildlife. Photo: Simon SongA man kills a fish in a wet market in Wuhan on January 05, 2020. China has imposed an immediate ban on the trade in wildlife. Photo: Simon Song
A man kills a fish in a wet market in Wuhan on January 05, 2020. China has imposed an immediate ban on the trade in wildlife. Photo: Simon Song

China bans wildlife trade as Wuhan coronavirus spreads, death toll climbs

  • Order goes into effect immediately and will be strictly enforced, government agencies warn
  • But temporary restrictions will not solve the underlying problem, animal rights activist says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man kills a fish in a wet market in Wuhan on January 05, 2020. China has imposed an immediate ban on the trade in wildlife. Photo: Simon SongA man kills a fish in a wet market in Wuhan on January 05, 2020. China has imposed an immediate ban on the trade in wildlife. Photo: Simon Song
A man kills a fish in a wet market in Wuhan on January 05, 2020. China has imposed an immediate ban on the trade in wildlife. Photo: Simon Song
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