Coronavirus: Outbreak puts wildlife markets in the spotlight

A month after WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Al Jazeera visits ‘wet’ markets, whose trade is blamed for the outbreak.

    A warning, viewers may find some of the images in Jessica Washington's report disturbing.

    The pandemic has put the spotlight on Asia's wet markets - or markets where wildlife is sold for food or medicine - and the risks they pose.

    Scientists believe the coronavirus originated in a seafood market in Wuhan where wild animals were also being sold.

    Al Jazeera’s Jessica Washington reports from Jakarta, Indonesia.


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