The WHO expert group has been able to enter the Wuhan Virus Laboratory
|The Wuhan Institute of Virology is one of China’s large-scale laboratories. Photo: Reuters|
At exactly 9:30 am February 3, under the conditions of dense foggy weather, the WHO working group led by virus expert Peter Ben Embarek entered the Wuhan Institute of Virology – which is being tightened. security.
“I look forward to a very productive day, meeting the key players here, and asking all the important questions to ask,” said Peter Daszak, WHO working group member and EcoHealth Alliance President – an NGO that protects people, animals and the environment from emerging infectious diseases.
The Wuhan Institute of Virology has recently suffered a wave of criticism and conspiracy theories initiated by US President Donald Trump and the current US Secretary of State with allegations of leaking from this laboratory that caused the Covid-19 outbreak broadcast at the end of 2019.
Most scientists have rejected the above hypothesis, but some have deduced that a virus obtained from the natural environment was introduced into the Wuhan Institute of Virology to test the risks of human transmission, but was later “escaped” from this hospital through an infected staff member.
Some scientists have urged China to publish details of corona virus samples studied at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, to determine which virus samples are most closely related to Sars-CoV-2, a virus. is spreading all over the world.
The WHO working group came to investigate the origin of Covid-19 in Wuhan City, China in January. There they went to the “ward office” of a hospital where the first patients were treated and the animal market. where the virus was discovered in December 2019.