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Coronavirus: Hong Kong hamster cull starts, with owners dropping off their pets at government facility in Sha Tin

Hong Kong hamsters owners have begun heeding the government’s call to surrender their pets for a massive cull sparked by suspicions of a possible animal-to-human transmission of Covid-19.The announcement of the cull was met with widespread opposition, with more than 25,000 signing a petition calling for it to be scrapped, but leading epidemiologists on Wednesday urged the general public to be understanding of the need to contain the health risk believed to be posed by the tiny rodents.On…

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