The world health organization considers to be speculative statements about the leak of a coronavirus from laboratory of the Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China. As reported by Reuters, on 4 may said the Executive Director of the who programme on emergency health Mike Ryan.
According to him, who has not yet received from the US government “no specific data about the alleged origins of the virus”.
The day before that the virus escaped from the laboratory was the reason for the start of the pandemic, said the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo. He said there is a “tremendous amount” of evidence of this version, but did not give specific details. He also said that currently can not answer the question, was the leak intentional or accidental.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. To may 4 in the world, the coronavirus has infected 3.55 million people died of 249 thousand, recovered about 1.14 million, informs the Johns Hopkins University.
In recent weeks, China is increasingly being accused of concealing the extent of the epidemic at the very beginning.
So, on 2 may the British newspaper Daily Telegraph published a report of the intelligence community of the United States, Australia, Canada, the UK and New Zealand (the Alliance known as Five Eyes). In it, among other things, States that the Chinese authorities learned about the possibility of transmission of coronavirus from person to person for at least a month earlier than advised by the world community. Beijing, the report says, also forbade scientists to investigate a new disease, intimidated and persecuted those who dared to talk about it.
In turn, the U.S. 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.”