WHO team member Peter Ben Embarek visits the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan on January 31. There is growing pressure for the investigation to continue. Photo: Reuters WHO team member Peter Ben Embarek visits the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan on January 31. There is growing pressure for the investigation to continue. Photo: Reuters
WHO team member Peter Ben Embarek visits the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan on January 31. There is growing pressure for the investigation to continue. Photo: Reuters

China reviewing WHO proposal for new study into coronavirus origins including lab audits

  • Foreign ministry says further research on ‘global origins tracing’ needs to be decided through consensus and should not be politicised
  • It comes after UN body’s chief called on Beijing to be ‘transparent, open and cooperate’ especially on raw data from early days of pandemic

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WHO team member Peter Ben Embarek visits the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan on January 31. There is growing pressure for the investigation to continue. Photo: Reuters WHO team member Peter Ben Embarek visits the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan on January 31. There is growing pressure for the investigation to continue. Photo: Reuters
WHO team member Peter Ben Embarek visits the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan on January 31. There is growing pressure for the investigation to continue. Photo: Reuters
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