With stern reprimands in the United States, China has lamented US President Joe Biden’s order to review the origins of Covid-19 as “a political game and an attempt to blame others”.
“The origin of the virus is a complex scientific question. At the moment, the United States is trying to allow spies to come to scientific conclusions. at a press conference on Friday.
U.S. President Biden on Wednesday During Covid-19 he said to he asked the American intelligence community to “redouble their efforts” to reach a conclusion on the origins of and report back to him within 90 days, Sputnik reported.
This comes amid growing calls for a full investigation into the possibility that the Covid-19 virus has escaped the Wuhan board.
In response, the Chinese Ambassador to the United States issued a statement Thursday. Apart from naming any country, a spokesman for the department said “some people have once played the old political pride strategy of Covid-19 origins in the world”.
“Since the emergence of Covid-19 last year, other political parties have been accus of political exploitation and suspicion of the game,” the statement said.
A few days back, an explosive report by the Wall Street Journal stated that three researchers from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology sought medical attention after falling ill in November 2019, a month before Beijing reported the first patient with symptoms such as Covid.
“The U.S. government has reason to believe that a few researchers within WIV became ill in the fall of 2019, ahead of the first reported case of the outbreak, which has symptoms associated with both Covid-19 and common annual infections,” the report said. the idea of a lab leak.
Meanwhile, addressing the annual meeting of the World Health Organization of member states, the United States, and other countries called on Tuesday for a thorough investigation into the origins of the epidemic after an international campaign aimed at China earlier this year went unnoticed.
Australia, Japan, and Portugal were among the other countries to continue to make progress in the investigation, while a British representative called for an investigation to be “timely, professional and based on strong science”.