The New Paper

March 31, 2021

14 nations express concern over WHO report on coronavirus origins

The US, UK, and 12 other nations released a joint statement expressing concern over a World Health Organization-convened study into the origins of the coronavirus. The statement (source) notes that the investigation in China was delayed and lacked access to complete, original data and calls for further studies and analysis.

More context: The WHO study (released yesterday) found that the most likely source of the virus was animal-human transmission.
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