China’s Wuhan has officially banned the eating of wild animals

Wuhan was the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in China. Its a big city, with a population of around 11m people.

City authorities there have officially banned the eating of all wild animals,
  • Wuhan will become a “wildlife sanctuary”
  • virtually all hunting of wild animals to be banned (exception for “scientific research, population regulation, monitoring of epidemic diseases and other special circumstances”).
  • also introduced controls on the breeding of all wild animals
  • prohibiting any to be reared for food
The coronavirus spread from bats to people in wet markets in the city.
Wuhan was the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in China. Its a big city, with a population of around 11m people.