Members of the WHO team investigating the origins of the virus visit the centre for animal disease control and prevention in Wuhan in February. Photo: AFP Members of the WHO team investigating the origins of the virus visit the centre for animal disease control and prevention in Wuhan in February. Photo: AFP
Members of the WHO team investigating the origins of the virus visit the centre for animal disease control and prevention in Wuhan in February. Photo: AFP

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‘It may be our last chance’: new Sago science group is WHO’s push to find the origins of Covid-19

  • ‘All of the scientists joining this process understand [the] external pressures, and the scrutiny and the visibility,’ WHO official says of 26-person group
  • WHO-penned editorial in Science journal says a lab accident ‘cannot be ruled out until there is sufficient evidence’

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Members of the WHO team investigating the origins of the virus visit the centre for animal disease control and prevention in Wuhan in February. Photo: AFP Members of the WHO team investigating the origins of the virus visit the centre for animal disease control and prevention in Wuhan in February. Photo: AFP
Members of the WHO team investigating the origins of the virus visit the centre for animal disease control and prevention in Wuhan in February. Photo: AFP
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