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Wet Markets and the Coronavirus Connection: What You Need to Know

Wet Markets and the Coronavirus Connection: What You Need to Know

The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 3.9 million people worldwide. While experts are yet to pinpoint the exact origin of the novel coronavirus, the majority agree that it's highly likely it spread to...
Bill Maher Calls Factory Farms 'Just as Despicable' As Wet Markets

Bill Maher: Factory Farms Are Just As Bad As Wet Markets

Talk show host Bill Maher called American factory farms "just as despicable" as wet markets in a recent editorial segment. On Friday evening's episode of HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher," the comedian opened with...
China's Wet Markets Struggle to Survive COVID-19

China’s Wet Markets Struggle to Survive COVID-19

Merchants are reopening wet market stalls in Wuhan, China following a months-long lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Vendors say they are now struggling to stay afloat due to the negative...
Paul McCartney: China’s Wet Markets Are ‘Medieval and Obscene’

Paul McCartney: China’s Wet Markets Are ‘Medieval and Obscene’

Paul McCartney is urging China to close its “medieval" and "obscene” wet markets due to the coronavirus outbreak. Experts believe the pandemic originated from a wet market in Wuhan, China last December. The former Beatle,...
66 U.S. Lawmakers Demand Global Wet Market Ban to Stop Pandemics

66 U.S. Lawmakers Demand Global Wet Market Ban to Stop Pandemics

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, 66 U.S. lawmakers are demanding a global ban on "wet markets" to prevent future pandemics. On Wednesday, Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) spearheaded a letter to...
Doctor Anthony Fauci Demands Global Shut Down of Wet Markets

Doctor Anthony Fauci Demands Global Shut Down of Wet Markets

Doctor Anthony Fauci believes that there should be a global shut down of wet markets. The American physician and immunologist is one of the nation's leading coronavirus pandemic experts. “I think we should shut down...