Two specialists from the World Well being Group (WHO) have arrived in China for analysis on the supply of the brand new coronavirus, the nation’s overseas ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying confirmed on Monday.
As per CGTN media experiences, Hua, on the day by day press briefing, was quoted as saying that the 2 specialists will cooperate with Chinese language scientists and medical specialists and talk about associated questions, however didn’t present particulars on the specialists” itinerary in China.
Hua mentioned the specialists may also make the same journey to different international locations and areas.
“WHO additionally believes that to hint the supply of the virus is a steady and growing course of, which can contain a number of international locations and areas. WHO will conduct comparable inspections in different international locations and areas as wanted,” Hua advised reporters.
“Figuring out the supply of the virus could be very, crucial,” WHO Director-Common, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus had mentioned final month.
“It is science, it is public well being, we are able to combat the virus higher once we know every part in regards to the virus, together with the way it began,” he mentioned.
Scientists have speculated that the virus jumped from animals to people, probably in a market in Wuhan, after the outbreak in China was reported in December 2019.