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WHO Urges An End To Sales of Live Animals At Food Markets

Scientists say disease transmission often occurs when humans come in contact with an infected animal's bodily fluids.
Posted at 4:42 PM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-13 18:42:23-04

The World Health Organization is urging countries to stop the sale of live animals in food markets. It and the United Nations say wild animals are the source of 70% of all infectious diseases. Scientists say transmission often occurs when humans come in contact with an infected animal's bodily fluids. 


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