The coronavirus is believed to have jumped to humans through the trade in exotic animals in China. It wouldn't be the first time that a deadly disease had emerged this way.
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The wholesale seafood center in Wuhan was shut down on December 31, 2019, after four cases of a mystery pneumonia were linked to the market. WHO experts believe the market is crucial to tracing the coronavirus origins.
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed China to shut down its live animal markets for good. But that doesn't mean that the wildlife trade is over or that the risk of a future outbreak is behind us.
A team from the World Health Organization says it has yet to find the mammalian host responsible for transmitting the disease to humans. However, the search is far from over.
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