Covid-19: China imposes restrictions on wildlife markets


The petri dish for the coronavirus outbreak is thought to be a wildlife market in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Experts are confident that human consumption of the livestock on sale was the cause of the pandemic. The Beijing government has now imposed restrictions, leaving many wildlife sellers and breeders out of pocket. Our correspondent Charles Pellegrin and his team in China report.


Meanwhile, the lockdown leaves the looms lying idle. As textile factories close across India, workers have no income or help. We speak to a photographer who has captured the same crisis in Bangladesh.

And the sizzling grills are switched off, while the smell of spices lingers no more. The pandemic pushes Asia's food vendors off the streets, but they're still cooking up a storm. We take a closer look.

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