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

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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