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WHO: Int’l team seeking COVID-19 origin to go to China in January

/ 08:05 PM December 16, 2020
WHO: Int'l team seeking COVID-19 origin to go to China in January

Logo of the World Health Organization (WHO) at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. (File photo / Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

Geneva, Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday that a team of international experts would travel to China next month to help investigate the animal origins of COVID-19.

“I can confirm that this will take place in January,” WHO spokesman Hedinn Halldorsson told AFP when asked about reports that the expert team, which includes epidemiologists and animal health specialists, would finally go to China next month.

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