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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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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