Taxpayer-funded animal experiments tied to Chinese 'wet markets' and Wuhan laboratory

Posted on AllSides April 10th, 2020
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Taxpayers have unwittingly funded the same "wet markets" and laboratory in China that lawmakers are turning their attention to during the coronavirus pandemic.

As recently as 2015, the Department of Agriculture purchased live animals, such as cats and dogs, with U.S. tax dollars at Chinese meat markets similar to the one in Wuhan, which has been tied to early cases of COVID-19. The department also paid for the animals to be slaughtered and transported back to the United States for experiments in which their remains were fed to other animals....

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