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Coronavirus origin linked to China’s Mojiang mines?

A south-central Yunnan origin is a highly suggestive finding because at the centre of that region is the Mojiang mine, which is the focus of most lab origin theories

China orders mass testing in Wuhan as Covid outbreak spreads

Current outbreaks, while still in the hundreds of cases in total, have spread much more widely than previous ones, reaching multiple provinces and cities including the capital, Beijing

Researchers at China’s Wuhan bio lab sought hospital care before COVID-19 outbreak

The origins of the COVID-19 remain a widely debated topic, with some scientists and politicians maintaining that the possibility of a lab leak of the deadly virus exists.

Doubts still linger over Covid-19 origin

WHO must provide definitive answers on the origin and spread of the coronavirus

WHO says coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

The Wuhan Institute of Virology has collected extensive virus samples, leading to unproven allegations that it may have caused the original outbreak.

WHO team visits Wuhan research lab at centre of speculation

One of China's top virus research labs, the institute built an archive of genetic information about bat coronaviruses after the 2003 outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.

WHO team in Wuhan visits provincial disease control center

The team's visit to the Hubei Provincial Center for Disease Control comes amid tight Chinese controls on access to information about the virus.

WHO teams visits Wuhan food market in search of virus clues

The mission has become politically charged, as China seeks to avoid blame for alleged missteps in its early response to the outbreak.

WHO team in Wuhan departs quarantine for COVID origins study

The researchers, who were required to complete 14 days in quarantine after arriving in China, could be seen leaving their hotel and boarding a bus on Thursday afternoon.

43 quarantined in China after Covid-19 found in frozen food

As of 5 p.m. Saturday, 43 close contacts had been quarantined in designated places and 109 were under observation at home, according to the Harbin epidemic response headquarters.

Vaccine reluctance linked to belief in virus hoaxes: Study

"The fostering of numerical skills for sifting through online information could well be vital for curbing the 'infodemic' and promoting good public health behaviour."

China to pay a ‘big price’ for spreading COVID-19 globally: Trump

"China's total lack of transparency and mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak has cost hundreds of thousands of lives, millions of jobs and left untold economic destruction."

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