Political tensions between the US and China are affecting the search for the origins of the novel coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE Political tensions between the US and China are affecting the search for the origins of the novel coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
Political tensions between the US and China are affecting the search for the origins of the novel coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE

US-China tensions over ‘lab leak’ theory hamper hunt for Covid-19 origins

  • Scientists call for less politics, more answers as multiple theories remain in play nearly two years after the virus emerged
  • Failure of US intelligence report to pin pandemic on Wuhan laboratory will not make the debate go away, they fear

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Political tensions between the US and China are affecting the search for the origins of the novel coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE Political tensions between the US and China are affecting the search for the origins of the novel coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
Political tensions between the US and China are affecting the search for the origins of the novel coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
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