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A WHO team arrived in Wuhan to begin investigating the origin of the novel coronavirus, more than a year after it began to spread

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A team of experts sent by the World Health Organization arrived in Wuhan, China, on Thursday to begin an investigation into the origins of COVID-19.
The novel coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city more than a year ago, and has since spread to all corners of the globe, leaving more than 92 million people infected and more than 1.9 million dead, according to data compiled by John Hopkins University .
Most of the team managed to reach Wuhan, though months after they hoped to be given access. According to the Associated Press , 10 people arrived...
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2 WHO experts stuck in Singapore for more antibody tests as rest of team arrive in China's Wuhan for fact-finding mission

2 WHO experts stuck in Singapore for more antibody tests as rest of team arrive in China's Wuhan for fact-finding mission

5 days ago   |   By RT

The World Health Organization says two of its investigators have been unable to enter China, after a coronavirus test found antibodies in their systems. The agency has sent a team to study the origins of Covid-19 in Wuhan.
Two scientists from the 15-person team have stayed in Singapore, where they are “being retested for both IgM and IgB antibodies,” the global health agency said.
According to the WHO, all members of the mission tested negative for Covid-19 in their home countries, and then tested negative again in Singapore, but two people were found to have antibodies.
They were tested...
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WHO Team Arrives in Wuhan to Investigate Pandemic Origins

WHO Team Arrives in Wuhan to Investigate Pandemic Origins

5 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Wuhan, China - A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.
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WHO fact-finding mission arrives in China's Wuhan to investigate origins of Covid-19

WHO fact-finding mission arrives in China's Wuhan to investigate origins of Covid-19

5 days ago   |   By RT

A team from the World Health Organization has arrived in the Chinese city of Wuhan to study the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. The mission had been delayed for months as the global health body held talks with Beijing.
The WHO mission arrived in Wuhan on Thursday, Chinese media reported. TV channel CGTN said the investigators have to undergo “relevant quarantine procedures” before starting field work in the city, where the coronavirus was first discovered in late 2019.
WHO spokesperson Margaret Harris told CGTN that a team of ten experts from ten countries is part of a wider probe into...
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