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COVID-19 jumped from bats through ‘missing link’ animal: WHO report

GENEVA: An international expert mission to Wuhan has concluded it was very likely that COVID-19 first passed to humans from a bat through an intermediary animal but ruled out a laboratory leak. The intermediate host hypothesis was deemed “likely to

All hypotheses remain open, says WHO chief on coronavirus origins

GENEVA: The head of the World Health Organization has said that all hypotheses on the origins of COVID-19 remained on the table following an investigative mission in China. The WHO’s mission to Wuhan, where the first coronavirus infections were detected

White House demands ‘robust’ probe into COVID-19 origins

WASHINGTON: The United States wants a “robust and clear” international probe into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic in China, said White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki. Speaking to reporters, she said it was “imperative we get to the bottom” of

COVID-19 origins

It has been more than a year since the first case of the novel coronavirus was reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan. A year later, the World Health Organisation has warned that we need to be concerned about the