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China forced Covid-19 origins probe to drop lab-leak theory says WHO

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Chinese researchers at the World Health Organization-led team probing the origins of the coronavirus pandemic pushed against the lab-leak theory, said a WHO scientist, who led the group, in a Danish documentary.

 

In the documentary, titled “The Virus Mystery”, Peter Ben Embarek said the Chinese researchers were against the theory that Covid-19 pandemic emerged from a genetically modified virus which leaked from the infamous Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), the Washington Post reported.

 

“In the beginning, they didn’t want anything about the lab (in the report), because it was impossible, so there was no need to waste time on that,” the Post quoted Embarek as saying during the interview.

 

In the documentary, titled “The Virus Mystery“, Peter Ben Embarek said the Chinese researchers were against the theory that Covid-19 pandemic emerged from a genetically modified virus which leaked from the infamous Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), the Washington Post reported.

“In the beginning, they didn’t want anything about the lab (in the report), because it was impossible, so there was no need to waste time on that,” the Post quoted Embarek as saying during the interview.

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