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Trigon

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WHO is finally learning what was shared many months ago ...(link)


by what appeared to be seemingly credible sources ... COVID-19 existed in China prior to December, 2019.

"CNN Exclusive: WHO Wuhan mission finds possible signs of wider original outbreak in 2019

(CNN)Investigators from the World Health Organization (WHO) looking into the origins of coronavirus in China have discovered signs the outbreak was much wider in Wuhan in December 2019 than previously thought, and are urgently seeking access to hundreds of thousands of blood samples from the city that China has not so far let them examine.

The lead investigator for the WHO mission, Peter Ben Embarek, told CNN in a wide-ranging interview that the mission had found several signs of the more wide-ranging 2019 spread, including establishing for the first time there were over a dozen strains of the virus in Wuhan already in December. The team also had a chance to speak to the first patient Chinese officials said had been infected, an office worker in his 40s, with no travel history of note, reported infected on December 8.

The slow emergence of more detailed data gathered on the WHO's long-awaited trip into China may add to concerns voiced by other scientists studying the origins of the disease that it may have been spreading in China long before its first official emergence in mid-December.
Embarek, who has just returned to Switzerland from Wuhan, told CNN: "The virus was circulating widely in Wuhan in December, which is a new finding ...

Embarek said the mission was given analysis by Chinese scientists of 92 suspected Covid-19 cases from October and November 2019 ...

China has pledged transparency with the WHO investigation,"

(yeah, right)

(In response to this post by Trigon)

Link: https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/14/health/who-mission-china-intl/index.html


Posted: 02/14/2021 at 10:45PM



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