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WHO teams visits Wuhan food market in search of virus clues

The Hills Times | 01/02/2021 09:13 AM | Click to read full article

A World Health Organization team looking into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday visited the food market in the Chinese city of Wuhan that was linked to many early infections.

A single visit by scientists is unlikely to confirm the virus’s origins. The Chinese government has promoted theories, with little evidence, that the outbreak might have started with imports of frozen seafood tainted with the virus, a notion roundly rejected by international scientists and agencies.