WHO team commands China to search origin of coronavirus

(MENAFN) The global health body chief said on Friday, two World Health Organization (WHO) specialists are demanding China to cooperate with scientists there to study the spread of COVID-19 pandemic from animals to humans.

Addressing a webinar, the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the global health specialists will also make a scientific plan with their Chinese counterparts to find the zoonotic source of the coronavirus.

He said, "As we continue to tackle the pandemic, we are also looking into the origins of the virus".

Adhanom said the scientists want to learn about the development made in understanding the animal reservoir for coronavirus and how the virus jumped between animals and humans.


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