Southeast Asia

Poll: Over 90% of Southeast Asians Want to Ban Wet Markets

More than nine out of ten people in Southeast Asia want to end wildlife trafficking and shut down wet markets, according to a poll from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), demonstrating unprecedented consensus after the Wuhan coronavirus spread from animals to humans late last year, Voice of America reported on Wednesday.

Workers wearing facemasks make a barbecue at a market in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on April 4, 2020. - China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence. (Photo …