Hubei Media Group quoted an unnamed Chinese scientist who  accused World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pictured, of not respecting science. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS Hubei Media Group quoted an unnamed Chinese scientist who  accused World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pictured, of not respecting science. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS
Hubei Media Group quoted an unnamed Chinese scientist who accused World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pictured, of not respecting science. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS

Coronavirus: Chinese expert rails against WHO chief and Wuhan lab leak theory

  • Unnamed scientist who investigated pandemic origins given state media platform to accuse ‘irresponsible’ WHO director general of pursuing controversial theory
  • Backlash has potential to cause a rift between China and WHO and harm future probes into pandemic origins, say experts

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hubei Media Group quoted an unnamed Chinese scientist who  accused World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pictured, of not respecting science. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS Hubei Media Group quoted an unnamed Chinese scientist who  accused World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pictured, of not respecting science. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS
Hubei Media Group quoted an unnamed Chinese scientist who accused World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pictured, of not respecting science. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS
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