A WHO proposal to include the ‘lab leak’ theory into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic has been rejected by China. Photo: AFP
A WHO proposal to include the ‘lab leak’ theory into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic has been rejected by China. Photo: AFP

China rejects WHO plans to revisit Covid-19 lab leak theory in new investigation

  • ‘No way’ Beijing can accept origin tracing study proposal which includes possible breach of laboratory protocols
  • National Health Commission deputy minister says clear conclusion from first study should not be repeatedly investigated

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A WHO proposal to include the ‘lab leak’ theory into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic has been rejected by China. Photo: AFP
A WHO proposal to include the ‘lab leak’ theory into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic has been rejected by China. Photo: AFP
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