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China Prohibits wildlife Commerce Nationally Because of coronavirus outbreak

China banned wildlife commerce nationally in markets, markets, restaurants, along with e-commerce platforms on account of this coronavirus outbreak, the nation’s economy watchdog, agricultural ministry, along with forestry agency said in a joint announcement.

Any places that strain wildlife ought to be dispersed, and the transport of wildlife ought to be prohibited, ” said the announcement.

The ban will take effect from Sunday.

The virus that has infected over 2,000 individuals worldwide and killed 56 people in China was tracked to a fish market in Wuhan which was selling wildlife.