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Why animal welfare is key to stopping future pandemics | Coronavirus

There’s still so much to learn about Covid-19 – but one thing it’s shone a light on is the illegal wildlife trade. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

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One prevalent theory on the origins of coronavirus is that it was passed on from a bat to a pangolin, then onto a human – causing international outrage about China’s wet markets, animal trade and wildlife consumption.

Experts say it’s not only China that needs to look at its practices, but countries all across the world need to re-evaluate their relationship with animals and nature to prevent future pandemics.

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