The joint team didn't have the mandate, independence, or accesses required to perform a full and unrestricted investigation, they wrote.
Researchers noted that the D614G mutation in the coronavirus spike protein likely emerged in early 2020, and is now the most prevalent and dominant form of the virus in many countries around the world
The visit to the Wuhan Institute of Virology was one of the highlights of the WHO mission in order to gather data and search for clues as to where the COVID virus originated and how it spread
China clamps down on hidden hunt for coronavirus origins; AP probe reveals pattern of govt secrecy, top-down control
The Chinese government is monitoring scientists’ findings and mandating that the publication of any research first be approved by a new task force managed by its cabinet under direct orders from President Xi Jinping, according to internal documents obtained by AP
Mike Pompeo accuses China of 'peddling questionable vaccines', blocking WHO probe to find COVID-19 origin
The US Secretary of State said the world should demand transparency from Beijing about the origin and spread of the pandemic
Chinese officials claim that packaged food from overseas might have initially brought the virus to China.
COVID-19 origin: University of Calgary research shows SARS-CoV-2 may have been evolving slowly since 2013
Scientists at the University of Calgary in Canada say that the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) may have been circulating amongst humans since at least 2013, though not the same variant that is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic