The Wildlife Conservation Society issued a statement concerning China’s announcement to temporarily ban the sale of wildlife in markets, restaurants and over e-commerce: it needs to be permanent. Read what Dr Chris Walzer, chief global veterinarian for the Wildlife Conservation Society, has to say about the ban here.
Dr Walzer also spoke with The Washington Post, calling the measure an “important first step” but said the ban needs to be permanent:
China bans wild animal trade until coronavirus epidemic is eliminated
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