Maria Van Kerkhove says the politics of the coronavirus origins search has taken on a life of its own. Photo: Reuters Maria Van Kerkhove says the politics of the coronavirus origins search has taken on a life of its own. Photo: Reuters
Maria Van Kerkhove says the politics of the coronavirus origins search has taken on a life of its own. Photo: Reuters

Political rows hamper Covid-19 origins hunt but more China research is a top priority, says senior WHO official

  • The global health body’s Covid-19 lead Maria Van Kerkhove says it wants to get ‘back to the science’ as Washington and Beijing continue to trade barbs
  • The WHO wants to do more investigation in China even though Beijing vetoed its latest proposal, which included further investigation of the lab leak theory

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Maria Van Kerkhove says the politics of the coronavirus origins search has taken on a life of its own. Photo: Reuters Maria Van Kerkhove says the politics of the coronavirus origins search has taken on a life of its own. Photo: Reuters
Maria Van Kerkhove says the politics of the coronavirus origins search has taken on a life of its own. Photo: Reuters
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