WHO food scientist Peter Ben Embarek shared the findings of the mission in Wuhan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters WHO food scientist Peter Ben Embarek shared the findings of the mission in Wuhan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
WHO food scientist Peter Ben Embarek shared the findings of the mission in Wuhan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

WHO team says coronavirus ‘most likely’ spread from animal, not lab leak

  • Leader of four-week mission in Wuhan says initial findings suggest virus was introduced to humans via an intermediary host species
  • Theory that it may have escaped from a laboratory dismissed as ‘extremely unlikely’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
WHO food scientist Peter Ben Embarek shared the findings of the mission in Wuhan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters WHO food scientist Peter Ben Embarek shared the findings of the mission in Wuhan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
WHO food scientist Peter Ben Embarek shared the findings of the mission in Wuhan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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