The World Health Organisation (WHO) came to Wuhan will be leaving China with
four theories about the origins of COVID-19.
The four ideas were that it jumped directly from animals to humans, that it spread
via an intermediate host, that it was imported in from somewhere else, or
that it came from a laboratory.
After four weeks in China, the WHO have dismissed it – all 17 experts voted unanimously,
according to another team member.
That’s after visiting the Wuhan Institute of Virology and speaking with scientists there.
Sceptics will pour over the full WHO report explaining their reasoning.
As for the other three theories, we are not much closer to understanding where COVID came from.
Peter Ben Embarek said its transmission and circulation could have followed a long,
The theory of coronavirus leaking from a laboratory has now been discounted as
“extremely unlikely” by WHO scientists.