Britain urged to investigate circumstances of the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus and the role of the Chinese government. As reported by The Independent, this was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of the UK Dominic Raab, the acting Prime Minister in connection with the illness of Boris Johnson.
According to him, Britain will not be able to do business with China as usual, since you first need to investigate and find out how the outbreak started in the fashion industry, why she failed to stop at the early stages and the role of the Chinese government in these events. According to him, the international community should “ask tough questions” to find out the truth.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in Wuhan. Thus in March, the media wrote that the first cases of the coronavirus in the country was registered in mid November 2019, not at the end of December, when it was announced by the Chinese authorities. Some countries also believe that Beijing understated data on the number of infected and killed in the epidemic.
On 15 April, the Associated Press reported that the Chinese authorities since at least January 14, 2020 knew about the possibility of transmission of coronavirus from person to person, but the international community was only notified six days later, on January 20. Some experts believe that such a delay “had prepared the ground for the pandemic.”
April 17, it became known that the Chinese authorities said the number of deaths from coronavirus in Wuhan: in accordance with the adjusted data, the number of victims amounted to 3869 people (1290 more than before). Beijing said that at the peak of the epidemic, the health system could not cope with the data processing; in addition, some victims weren’t counted, since he died at home or in private clinics.