A team from the World Health Organisation has laid the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus. Photo: ReutersA team from the World Health Organisation has laid the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A team from the World Health Organisation has laid the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: WHO team lays groundwork in China for investigation into animal source

  • Two-person team held ‘extensive discussions … and received updates on epidemiological studies, biologic and genetic analyses’, UN agency says
  • Announcement comes after emergency committee for Covid-19 calls for detailed investigation to start as soon as possible

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A team from the World Health Organisation has laid the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus. Photo: ReutersA team from the World Health Organisation has laid the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A team from the World Health Organisation has laid the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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