Beijing: Former US deputy national security adviser Matt Pottinger has said China had attempted to cover up the coronavirus in the early days of the crisis.
Wuhan:Investigators from the World Health Organization (WHO), who are trying to find the possible origin of the COVID-19 virus outbreak in China, have discovered signs the outbreak was much wider in Wuhan in December 2019 than previously thought, reports CNN.
New York: The virus that causes COVID-19 probably jumped from animals to humans and is “extremely unlikely” to have come from a laboratory, the head of an international team investigating the origins of the disease said on Tuesday.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Huanan seafood market may not be the first place where the coronavirus outbreak started in China's Wuhan, as the earliest case in China is not indeed associated with this market, Liang Wannian, a Chinese expert from Tsinghua University, said on Tuesday.
New York: The number of new COVID-19 cases globally has fallen for the third week in a row, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Monday, though urging countries not to let up efforts to defeat the disease.
Moscow/Sputnik: The international team of the World Health Organization (WHO), tasked with investigating the origins of COVID-19, has visited a hospital in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the first COVID-19 patients were treated, WHO team member and virologist Marion Koopmans said on Saturday.
New York: Members of an international team studying the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19 arrived in Wuhan, China, on Thursday, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced during an expert meeting on the disease.
New Delhi: Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday rejected China's claim that the COVID-19 pandemic broke out simultaneously in several countries last year.
A Chinese virologist has claimed that she has scientific proof that the COVID-19 virus originated from a Wuhan laboratory.
Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra on Monday surpassed Covid-19 epicentre China as the Novel Coronavirus tally in the western state of the vast country is almost touching 86,000.
Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: Five new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic started in December 2019, the Hubei Province Health Commission said on Monday.
New York/IBNS: The key work of tracing the animal transmission source of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection in humans is ongoing and must be carried out to prevent future health emergencies, a top UN health agency scientist said on Friday, after the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed more than 3.5 million cases of infection and 250,000 deaths globally.
Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province on Friday, the provincial health commission said Saturday.
Paris/IBNS: A Nobel Prize-winning French virologist has said he believes that the COVID-19 was developed in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese health authority said Friday that it received reports of 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland Thursday, of which 15 were imported.