WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has repeated his call for a second phase of research – with China’s cooperation – to start “as soon as possible”. Photo: TNS
WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has repeated his call for a second phase of research – with China’s cooperation – to start “as soon as possible”. Photo: TNS

China likens US hunt for Covid-19 origins to ‘lies’ over WMDs in Iraq, slams new World Health Organization probe

  • US has ‘threatened and lured’ the WHO, party mouthpiece claims, casting doubts over impartiality of new advisory panel set to probe novel pathogens
  • China cannot trust Sago until the US lets the panel enter its Fort Detrick army base and University of North Carolina lab, commentary says

WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has repeated his call for a second phase of research – with China’s cooperation – to start “as soon as possible”. Photo: TNS
WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has repeated his call for a second phase of research – with China’s cooperation – to start “as soon as possible”. Photo: TNS
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