Former U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioned the veracity of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) report on the origins of the coronavirus, following an expert mission to Wuhan, China. Martha.
According to the former secretary of state, the head of the WHO, Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus, conspired with the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping to hide the fact of the transmission of COVID-19 from person to person at a critical stage.
The Wuhan Institute of Virology, the ex-US Secretary of State named the most likely source of the spread of coronavirus.
Earlier that day, WHO released a report on an expert trip to China to investigate the origins of SARS-CoV-2. Experts considered the laboratory origin of the coronavirus extremely unlikely. One of the most plausible versions is the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to humans from bats through an unknown intermediate animal.
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on March 29 that American experts were studying the collected materials from WHO. According to her, Washington will announce its next steps in relation to the submitted data. In February, the US expressed concern over the type of information it received from the organization.
WHO specialists arrived in the Chinese city of Wuhan on 14 January. They were quarantined for two weeks. On January 31st, a team of experts visited the Wuhan market. On February 7, experts announced the first results of the work. An outbreak of the COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus occurred in Wuhan, China at the end of December 2019, then the virus began to spread in other countries. On March 11, 2020, WHO characterized the spread of coronavirus in the world as a pandemic.