Thursday, January 14, 2021
Thursday, January 14, 2021

World Health Organization Confirms China Refusing Entry to Epidemiologists

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The World Health Organization says China has blocked the arrival of a team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, in a rare rebuke from the United Nations agency, Your Content is learning.

The WHO’s director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, expressed his dismay and said he had called on China to allow the team in.

“I’m very disappointed with this news, given that two members have already begun their journeys, and others were not able to travel at the last minute,” Tedros said.

“I’m very disappointed with this news, given that two members had already begun their journeys and others were not able to travel at the last minute.

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“But I have been in contact with senior Chinese officials. And I have once again made made it clear that the mission is a priority for WHO and the international team.”

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