Professor Yuen Kwok-yung of the department of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung of the department of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: leading Hong Kong microbiologist retracts op-ed claiming pandemic began in Wuhan

  • Professor Yuen Kwok-yung apologises for writing that ‘inferior Chinese culture’ is to blame
  • But the controversy has already triggered a reaction on the mainland

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung of the department of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung of the department of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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