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February 19, 2020 - UPI

CHINA: Mass animal die-off due to disinfectants, authorities say

CHINA: Mass animal die-off due to disinfectants, authorities say
City of Chongqing, ChinaFile Image: (c) Photabulous!

China is using all available measures to stop the spread of the new strain of coronavirus that has killed more than 2,000 people, but some of the state's policies are provoking backlash and unintended consequences.

China's state-owned news agency Xinhua reported Wednesday more than 100 undomesticated animals were found dead in Chongqing, a megacity in southwest China that borders Hubei Province, the epicenter of the outbreak.

The Chongqing Forestry Bureau said the 135 wild animals, representing 17 species, included wild boar, weasels, blackbirds and other bird species.

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