Peter Ben Embarek (at centre) of the World Health Organization team after a WHO-China joint study press conference in Wuhan, China on Tuesday. Photo: AP Peter Ben Embarek (at centre) of the World Health Organization team after a WHO-China joint study press conference in Wuhan, China on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Peter Ben Embarek (at centre) of the World Health Organization team after a WHO-China joint study press conference in Wuhan, China on Tuesday. Photo: AP

US will not accept World Health Organization findings out of Wuhan without independently verifying

  • ‘We will work with our partners, and also draw on information collected and analysed by our own intelligence community,’ says a US State Department spokesman
  • The Biden administration pushes back on Beijing’s claim that the disease may have started elsewhere

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Peter Ben Embarek (at centre) of the World Health Organization team after a WHO-China joint study press conference in Wuhan, China on Tuesday. Photo: AP Peter Ben Embarek (at centre) of the World Health Organization team after a WHO-China joint study press conference in Wuhan, China on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Peter Ben Embarek (at centre) of the World Health Organization team after a WHO-China joint study press conference in Wuhan, China on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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