Global Health Body Chief said that Two World Health Organization (WHO) experts were heading to China to interact with scientists. The experts want to study the transmission of COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic from animals to humans.
VIEWS BY SPOKESPERSON OF WHO:
Hence Margaret Harris said that two WHO (World Health Organisation)specialists in epidemiology will work with Chinese scientists. They will determine the scope and route of investigation
She furthermore added that
“We know it’s very, very similar to the virus in the bat, but did it go through an intermediate species? This is a question we all need to be answered”
Adhanom told international diplomats that the member states at the 73rd World Health Assembly had adopted a landmark, WHO to initiate an independent and comprehensive evaluation of the lessons learned from the international health response to COVID-19.
The scientists want to understand the progress made in the animal reservoir for COVID-19. Furthermore, they want to know how the disease jumped between animals and humans.
“This will help lay the groundwork for the WHO-led international mission into finding the origins,”
“COVID-19 is the respiratory disease caused by the virus”.
This week The United States, the largest WHO donor, notified the agency that it was withdrawing in a year after blaming it for being too close to China and not doing enough to question Beijing’s actions at the start of the crisis.
Moreover, On April 20, Fadela Chaib had said that so far, all available evidence suggests the virus has an animal origin. Furthermore, he said that it was not manipulated or manufacture in a lab, or somewhere else.
Bremberg said that They expect that the Chinese Communist Party will offer the team of scientists full access to data, samples, and look forward to its timely report.
CORONAVIRUS RESULT IN CRITICISM:
Hence U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have said that the pathogen may have originated in a laboratory in Wuhan. Although they have presented no evidence for this and China has denied it.
American officials accused Adhanom of being too lenient to China. Moreover, The WHO had waited for seven months to investigate the source of the virus. The sources result in criticism of the organization.
A Canadian doctor Bruse Aylward that went to China was criticized in the US for praising China’s in its fight against COVID-19.