COVID-19 origins still need exploring, lab leak theory can’t be dismissed: scientists

The origin of the novel coronavirus is still unclear and the theory that it was caused by a laboratory leak needs to be taken seriously until there is a rigorous … Read More

China seeks to avoid blame for coronavirus pandemic as WHO probe looms

As a team from the World Health Organization (WHO) prepares to visit China to investigate the origins of COVID-19, Beijing has stepped up efforts not only to prevent new outbreaks, … Read More

WHO says China will welcome team to probe coronavirus origins in January

Beijing will welcome an international team of COVID-19 investigators due to travel to China in January, said the World Health Organization (WHO), which is leading the mission. China has strongly opposed calls for … Read More

China honours ‘heroes’ of coronavirus fight, ignoring criticism of pandemic origins

President Xi Jinping honoured the “heroes” of China’s “people’s war” against COVID-19 at a ceremony on Tuesday, lauding the country’s resilience as well as the decisive role played in containment … Read More

Trump is pushing theory that coronavirus came from Wuhan lab. Experts say it’s ‘foolish’

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday again pushed the theory that the novel coronavirus originated from a Chinese laboratory, and claimed he’s seen evidence to back it up. But experts … Read More

Coronavirus: Where did it come from and how did we get here?

The new coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world, curtailing public life and closing the doors on international borders. Nearly 180,000 people worldwide have been infected and over 7,000 people … Read More

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