A woman checks into a hotel for quarantine in Wuhan on December 23, 2021. A US Senate bill would sanction Chinese officials who prevent an investigation into the lab-leak theory about Covid-19’s origins.  Photo: Bloomberg
A woman checks into a hotel for quarantine in Wuhan on December 23, 2021. A US Senate bill would sanction Chinese officials who prevent an investigation into the lab-leak theory about Covid-19’s origins. Photo: Bloomberg

Covid-19: US Senate bill would sanction Chinese officials blocking inquiry into coronavirus origins

  • 16 Republican sponsors want to investigate whether the virus somehow escaped from an infectious diseases lab
  • Bill has no support from Democrats, who have accused Republicans of fuelling anti-Asian racism in the US with coronavirus rhetoric

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman checks into a hotel for quarantine in Wuhan on December 23, 2021. A US Senate bill would sanction Chinese officials who prevent an investigation into the lab-leak theory about Covid-19’s origins.  Photo: Bloomberg
A woman checks into a hotel for quarantine in Wuhan on December 23, 2021. A US Senate bill would sanction Chinese officials who prevent an investigation into the lab-leak theory about Covid-19’s origins. Photo: Bloomberg
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