Thousands of Chinese revellers attend music festival Wuhan at start of five-day national holiday 

Thousands of Chinese revellers are attending a music festival in Wuhan, the city where the Covid-19 outbreak began. The Wuhan Strawberry Music Festival kicked off on Saturday, which was also the beginning of the five-day May Day national holiday in China. Crowds danced, bounced and screamed with delight as some of their favourite acts took … Read more

Coronavirus: China knew Wuhan market was a disease risk for years before Covid, scientist says

Chinese health officials knew Wuhan’s Huanan Seafood Market was a disease risk for years before the Covid pandemic started there, an Australian scientist has claimed. Professor Eddie Holmes, a virologist at the University of Sydney, said he was taken on a tour of the market by public health officials in the now-infamous city in 2014. … Read more

Coronavirus: China knew Wuhan market was a disease risk for years before Covid, scientist says

Chinese health officials knew Wuhan’s Huanan Seafood Market was a disease risk for years before the Covid pandemic started there, an Australian scientist has claimed. Professor Eddie Holmes, a virologist at the University of Sydney, said he was taken on a tour of the market by public health officials in the now-infamous city in 2014. … Read more

Ex CDC director Robert Redfield believes COVID ‘escaped’ from Wuhan lab as early as September 2019

The former director of the CDC, Robert Redfield, says he believes COVID-19 ‘escaped’ from Wuhan lab in China and may have been circling as early as September 2019. Redfield made the admission in a CNN interview on Friday but stressed it was his ‘opinion’. It is the first time Redfield, who was appointed CDC director by … Read more

Ex CDC director Robert Redfield believes COVID ‘escaped’ from Wuhan lab as early as September 2019

Trump’s CDC director Robert Redfield says he believes COVID-19 ‘escaped’ from a lab in Wuhan and started spreading as early as September 2019 Robert Redfield, the former CDC director, says he believes COVID-19 ‘escaped’ from a lab in Wuhan, China  He said the virus may have been circling since September 2019 Redfield made the claims in a … Read more

Wuhan lab theory is ABANDONED by joint WHO-Beijing team

The theory that Covid-19 leaked from a Wuhan lab has been abandoned by WHO experts investigating the origins of the pandemic, a Chinese scientist says.  The joint WHO-Beijing panel is due to issue its politically sensitive report next week following a visit to Wuhan in January and February which raised further questions about China’s transparency.   … Read more

Wuhan lab theory is ABANDONED by joint WHO-Beijing team

The theory that Covid-19 leaked from a Wuhan lab has been abandoned by WHO experts investigating the origins of the pandemic, a Chinese scientist says.  The joint WHO-Beijing panel is due to issue its politically sensitive report next week following a visit to Wuhan in January and February which raised further questions about China’s transparency.   … Read more

WHO set to reject Wuhan lab link to Covid outbreak and instead point to source being animal market

WHO is set to reject Wuhan lab link to Covid outbreak and instead point to source being an animal market – fuelling allegations of a ‘whitewash’ due to close links between the organisation and China Experts say the disease was most likely brought into the Huanan seafood market  It was also suggested ‘frozen food theory’ … Read more

WHO SCRAPS plan to publish interim report on its Wuhan coronavirus origins investigation

The World Health Organization has scrapped plans for the team that visited Wuhan to publish an interim report into the origins of coronavirus.  The Wall Street Journal reported that the initial findings from the investigation, which took place in China earlier this year, will not be released as previously stated.  Instead a full and final … Read more

China ‘refused to give WHO scientists raw data on the first 174 Covid cases identified in Wuhan’

China refused to give raw data on early COVID-19 cases to a World Health Organization-led team probing the origins of the pandemic, one of the team’s investigators said. The lack of data potentially complicating efforts to understand how the outbreak began over a year ago, after it was first detected in China’s Wuhan. The team … Read more