PREMIUMConcern grows over unchecked Jakarta wildlife trade amid global outbreak

first_imgTopics : LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Google Forgot Password ? Linkedin Log in with your social account Markets trading in exotic animals – similar to the one suspected to be at the epicenter of the novel cornavirus (2019-nCoV) that emerged in Wuhan, China – are still operating openly in Jakarta despite the rising health and safety concerns.The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Thursday the outbreak of the disease, temporarily named the “2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease”, as a global emergency.“The animals that are traded [in Jakarta’s markets] are the same as the animals traded on the Chinese market where the virus started,” Femke den Hass of the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) told The Jakarta Post on Monday, referring to pasar burung.“They’re doing exactly the same thing [as the Wuhan market]. They’re selling live animals straight from the wild to be eaten,” she added, … Facebook coronavirus Wuhan-coronavirus Wuhan-coronavirus-in-Indonesia wuhan WHO health wildlifelast_img

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