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2021-02-09T22:00:02+00:00

WHO team in Wuhan says 'extremely unlikely' virus leaked from a lab in China

WHO team in Wuhan says 'extremely unlikely' virus leaked from a lab in China
WHO press conference in Wuhan Credit: WHO (YouTube Capture)

After visiting the Wuhan Institute of Virology, World Health Organization experts have closed the lid on a controversial theory that coronavirus came from a lab leak or was made by scientists.

Peter Ben Embarek, WHO lead investigator, said the next step would be to "look at the possible pathways of introduction of the virus into the human population," and for any evidence that it might have made that jump into humans earlier than currently known.

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