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Covid virus leak from lab ‘extremely unlikely’: WHO


Wuhan: While saying that "accidents do happen," a team of international experts, including those from the World Health Organization (WHO), investigating the origins of Covid-19 said that laboratory leak of the virus is "extremely unlikely." Addressing a press conference at the end of the joint WHO-China study, more than a year after the initial cases of...

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Beijing denies permission to US to visit China to probe Covid-19 origin


New Delhi/Washington: Beijing has denied permission to American scientists to visit Wuhan Institute of Virology or any other part of China to investigate the origin of the novel coronavirus. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo revealed this on Wednesday while speaking to Fox News about why greater transparency from the Xi Jinping government was required. ''Even today,...