Why wet markets are so popular in China despite links to coronavirus and SARs
Scientists trace the #coronavirus to Chinese wet markets. So what exactly are wet markets? Zhenzhong Si is an expert in food safety and security in China, and author of “Organic Food and Farming in China”. He tells Lorna Dueck that Chinese people love wet markets for their freshness and accessibility in large, densely populated areas. But after the latest virus, the Chinese government is banning all the sales of wildlife at the markets.