The Ministry of foreign Affairs of China has denied that Beijing had tightened with the provision of information about coronavirus world health organization and other States. This was at the briefing on 3 June, said Agency spokesman Zhao Lijiang. The transcript of his speech published on the foreign Ministry website.
In particular, the Associated Press reporter asked me to comment on that who expressed dissatisfaction with the transparency of the Chinese government in the fight against the epidemic in January of this year and accused China in the delay of providing information about the gene sequence of the novel coronavirus and patient data.
“I don’t know where your information is. I can clearly say that these reports are seriously at odds with the facts,” said Lijiang.
According to him, January 3, China notified who and other countries about the beginning of the epidemic pneumonia of unknown origin.
“At that time we did not know what pathogen caused the epidemic, so at a moment’s notice, it was called “unexplained pneumonia”. 7 Jan Chinese center for control and prevention of disease have identified a new coronavirus, and January 9, informed the who and other countries after the test [results] experts. January 12, after a thorough scientific validation, we officially notified and transferred the gene sequence into the cart and loaded the entire sequence of genes in a global database the who”, – assured the representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry.
Lijiang he added that “anti-epidemic measures undertaken by China, are open to the world and can withstand the test of time and history.”
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. To 3 Jun may world coronavirus has infected 6.4 million people died 380,7 thousand, recovered about 2.74 million, informs the Johns Hopkins University.
The United States accused China of concealing the extent of the epidemic at the very beginning. So, the US intelligence report, the contents of which became known to the Agency Bloomberg, said that China was hiding the extent of the outbreak of coronavirus, understating the number of cases and number of deaths.
Vice-President Mike Pence in an interview with CNN on April 1 said that the whole world could be in a better position if Chinese authorities were “more candid”. Available data suggests that the Chinese are faced with a new virus in December, and a month earlier, said Penny.
April 23, U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo expressed confidencethat the Chinese Communists “will answer for what happened.” On 3 may he said that the United States has a “huge amount” of evidencethat the pandemic started with the diversion of coronavirus from the Wuhan Institute, although noted that this is not certain.