The World Health Organization (WHO) has insisted this Friday that “all available evidence” indicates animal origin as the source of the global coronavirus pandemic, against the suspicion of the President of the United States. Donald Trump, although the agency has offered to participate in the investigation “at the invitation of the Chinese government.”
Hours after Trump returned to question official theses about the Wuhan virus and even qualify the public version of his own intelligence, WHO has repeated that “all evidence available so far indicates that the virus has an origin natural animal and has not been manipulated or manufactured. “
The organization said in a statement sent to Europa Press that the jump from virus to human does not have to be made directly from a bat because of “limited” contact with this species, but “more likely” than there was another “medium” Animal, both wild and domesticated, that acted as the transmitter.
The WHO recalled that “several investigations” had already been initiated or planned to clarify the origin of the pandemic, for example by analyzing the first human cases in detail and taking samples from places where the virus occurred in the Chinese city of Wuhan could be. for example in markets or farms.