health- #WHO team to reach China next week to probe SARS-CoV-2 sourcenewstolive - July 6, 2020 186 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: The World Health Organization is lastly sending a team to China next week to put together to examine the source of SARS-CoV-2, the virus liable for the Covid-19 pandemic.
The announcement made earlier this week got here amid accusations from some quarters that the virus may need originated in a laboratory in China.
“WHO has been saying that knowing the source of the virus is very, very important. It’s science, it’s public health. We can fight the virus better when we know everything about the virus, including how it started,” WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus mentioned in a media briefing on June 29.
“We will be sending a team next week to China to prepare for that and we hope that that will lead into understanding how the virus started and what we can do for the future to prepare. So we’re planning to send a team next week,” he mentioned.
US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier mentioned that the virus may need originated in a laboratory in China.
With no proof being introduced to again the speculations, China has denied the allegations.
It has now been greater than six months since WHO acquired the primary reviews of a cluster of circumstances of pneumonia of unknown trigger in China.
A novel coronavirus was came upon to be the reason for the illness, now referred to as Covid-19.
So far over 11 million individuals worldwide have examined constructive for the illness which has led to over 5,25,000 deaths, in accordance to information from Johns Hopkins University.