A new study says most early symptomatic cases were linked to Huanan market, providing strong evidence of a live-animal market origin of the pandemic.
Chinese authorities have been racing to contain virus infections via mass testing of residents and targeted lockdowns.
China has dismissed the WHO proposal to further investigate the lab leak theory, which was deemed ‘extremely unlikely’ in its previous report but has since gained traction.
Coronavirus has killed more than 3.9M people and infected over 180M globally. Here are the latest Covid-related developments for June 25:
The US medical chief Anthony Fauci has called for releasing the data of the first suspected Covid-19 cases from China to find out the origin of the coronavirus.
Both Wuhan and Suzhou were hit by separate tornadoes that wreaked havoc across the central and eastern parts of the country.
The WHO-commissioned report “Covid-19: Make it the Last Pandemic” argues the global alarm system needs overhauling to prevent a similar catastrophe.
Covid-19 has killed more than 3.3M people and infected nearly 159M others globally. Here are all the coronavirus-related developments for May 10:
People in Wuhan, where Covid-19 first emerged, lived through more than two months of stringent restrictions during the world's first coronavirus-induced lockdown. Since then the city has been almost completely virus-free.
A joint report by the World Health Organisation and China on the origins of coronavirus, which is expected to be made public on Tuesday, says transmission from bats through another animal was likely scenario.
The coronavirus has killed over 2.52 million people and infected more than 113.9 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 27:
The WHO mission to China to uncover the origins of Covid-19 has failed to identify the source of a pandemic which has swept across the world, but the team has ruled out the Wuhan lab-leak theory propagated by former US President Donald Trump.
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