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What we've got wrong about China's 'wet markets' and their link to COVID-19

Wet market or wildlife market ... recent media commentary has confused the two. Image: Reuters/Jason Lee

Peter Beech

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A vendor washes down his stall in a wet market in Hong Kong, China, August 2019. Image: Reuters/Ann Wang

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