The World Health Organisation has claimed that China refused its repeated requests to be a part of the investigations, into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.
A WHO representative confirmed the news to Sky News saying WHO have not been invited to join in on the investigations.
“We know that some national investigation is happening but at this stage we have not been invited to join,” Dr Gauden Galea said.
“WHO is making requests of the health commission and of the authorities,” he said
He reiterated that the origins of the virus are very important, especially the animal to human interface which needs to be studied.
“The priority is we need to know as much as possible to prevent the reoccurrence.”
Quizzed on whether China had a good reason not to include WHO, Dr. Galea said from WHO’s point of view there was no reason.
The Australian government declared that an in independent public enquiry should look into the origins of the Coronavirus and EU countries also publicly endorsed the idea.
A furious China lashed back saying that the investigations into the origins of the Coronavirus should be matter for scientists.
The coronavirus first broke out at a wet market, in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Hubei province.
It was originally believed to have originated from some form of sea life before snakes came to into the equation as well.
Further investigations revealed that the virus might have originated from bats but latched onto to humans through an intermediary species which is yet to be identified.
The pangolin ranges high on the list of possible careers of the virus to humans but so do other animals as well.
How the virus jumped from animals to humans is still a mystery.
WHO does not believe that the virus was man-made or designed in laboratory but no comprehensive context also exists to support the latter animal-human transmission hypothesis.
President Trump on Friday confirmed that the U.S. government and intelligence agencies are investigating if the coronavirus outbreak began from poor security at a Wuhan laboratory.
Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said earlier this week that U.S. intelligence agencies were looking at whether a Wuhan laboratory may have been…CONTINUE READING…