Wales: market trader from Taiwan told to leave stall over coronavirus fears

Move prompts Su Chu Lu to accuse Aberystwyth Market Hall stallholders of bigotry

The Guardian
Date: 4 Feb 2020
By: Haroon Siddique and agency

Su Chu Lu, who has been running her stall in the Market Hall for 15 years, had just returned from Taiwan to Aberystwyth. Photograph: Facebook

A market trader in Wales has accused fellow stallholders of bigotry after she was told to leave her stall because of fears she might have coronavirus.

Su Chu Lu, 54, returned to the historic indoor market in Aberystwyth, west Wales, after travelling to Taiwan – hundreds of miles from the centre of the outbreak in Wuhan – only for traders to tell her she was “putting them all at risk”.

Su, who has been running her stall for 15 years, said some traders held a meeting to ban her from reopening the shop in Aberystwyth Market Hall.    [FULL  STORY]

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