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WHO to revive probe into origins of COVID-19; team of 20 scientists being set up
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WHO to revive probe into origins of COVID-19; team of 20 scientists being set up

The new team may be charged with examining whether the virus emerged from a lab, as well as broader inquiries into future virus risks and links with human behaviour

Gaurie Dwivedi's Blinkers Off lays out how China will have to be countered in a post-Covid world
World

Gaurie Dwivedi's Blinkers Off lays out how China will have to be countered in a post-Covid world

In Blinkers Off, Gaurie Dwivedi emerges as a bold new voice outside the echo chambers that have so far dominated the discourse on India’s policy towards China

Shortness of breath, fatigue, other long COVID symptoms can last a year for many patients: Wuhan study
science

Shortness of breath, fatigue, other long COVID symptoms can last a year for many patients: Wuhan study

Affected women were 43 percent more likely than affected men to suffer from fatigue or persistent muscle weakness, and twice as likely to be diagnosed with anxiety or depression.

China rules out fresh WHO probe into coronavirus origin, says demands motivated by politics
World

China rules out fresh WHO probe into coronavirus origin, says demands motivated by politics

Pressure is once more mounting on Beijing to consider a fresh probe into the origins of a pandemic that has killed more than four million people and paralysed economies worldwide since it first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan

China's Wuhan, epicentre of COVID outbreak, to test all residents after fresh cases emerge
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China's Wuhan, epicentre of COVID outbreak, to test all residents after fresh cases emerge

Seven locally transmitted infections have been found among migrant workers in the city, breaking a year-long streak without domestic cases after authorities squashed an initial outbreak with an unprecedented lockdown in early 2020.

China 'taken aback' by lab leak theory on coronavirus origin, rebuffs WHO's plans for further probe
World

China 'taken aback' by lab leak theory on coronavirus origin, rebuffs WHO's plans for further probe

China has frequently sought to deflect accusations that the pandemic originated in Wuhan and was allowed to spread by early bureaucratic missteps and an attempted coverup

India's first COVID-19 patient tests positive for coronavirus again
India

India's first COVID-19 patient tests positive for coronavirus again

The Wuhan university student, who hails from Kerala's Thrissur district, had tested positive for coronavirus in January last year

COVID-19 origins: Should we pay more attention to the lab leak theory and formally investigate it?
World

COVID-19 origins: Should we pay more attention to the lab leak theory and formally investigate it?

Whether the origin is zoonotic or not, it's necessary to question the consequences of our interactions with ecosystems.

India supports calls for comprehensive study by WHO on origins of coronavirus
India

India supports calls for comprehensive study by WHO on origins of coronavirus

This comes days after Joe Biden asked American intelligence agencies to "redouble" their efforts in investigating the emergence of the pandemic amid growing controversy about the origins of the virus from a laboratory in China

'Totally untrue': China dismisses report that researchers at Wuhan laboratory fell ill in late 2019
World

'Totally untrue': China dismisses report that researchers at Wuhan laboratory fell ill in late 2019

Citing a US intelligence report, the Wall Street Journal reported three researchers from the Wuhan Institute of Virology were suffering from symptoms consistent with COVID-19 as early as November 2019

WHO could have sounded COVID-19 alarm 'sooner', says independent global panel report
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WHO could have sounded COVID-19 alarm 'sooner', says independent global panel report

The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response in its report said early responses to the outbreak detected in Wuhan in December 2019 "lacked urgency", with February 2020 being a costly "lost month" as countries failed to heed the alarm

WHO urges pause in sale of live wild animals as an emergency public health measure
World

WHO urges pause in sale of live wild animals as an emergency public health measure

Banning the sale of the live animals can protect the health of those working and others shopping there, WHO said in a statement.

WHO COVID-19 origins report: Bats or pangolins may have been source of virus in Wuhan
science

WHO COVID-19 origins report: Bats or pangolins may have been source of virus in Wuhan

The main takeaway from this report is that more analysis should be conducted in order to get to the bottom of this.

WHO inquiry on COVID-19 origins raises many questions; health body chief casts doubt on findings
World

WHO inquiry on COVID-19 origins raises many questions; health body chief casts doubt on findings

Some critics have suggested that the team seemed to take the Chinese official position at face value and did not adequately investigate lab officials’ assertions

COVID-19 origins remain unclear in WHO-China inquiry; Beijing's future cooperation uncertain
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COVID-19 origins remain unclear in WHO-China inquiry; Beijing's future cooperation uncertain

China’s lack of transparency as well as other concerns prompted a small group of scientists not affiliated with WHO to call for a new inquiry into the origin of the pandemic

WHO COVID-19 origins report: Virus may have jumped from bats to humans via second animal; lab leak highly unlikely
World

WHO COVID-19 origins report: Virus may have jumped from bats to humans via second animal; lab leak highly unlikely

Spread of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus through 'cold-chain' food products was possible but not likely, the researchers reported.

Four theories are being considered as possible origins for the COVID-19 virus
science

Four theories are being considered as possible origins for the COVID-19 virus

It wasn’t immediately clear when the international report will be released after its publication was delayed earlier this month.

As Wuhan returns to normal, a Chinese artist captures people's fear and pain in post-pandemic artwork
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As Wuhan returns to normal, a Chinese artist captures people's fear and pain in post-pandemic artwork

Artist Yang Qian first post-pandemic artwork, Reception, grew out of the experience of accompanying a mother and daughter to a hospital in early February.

Anticipating WHO's COVID-19 origins report, tensions rise between US, China
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Anticipating WHO's COVID-19 origins report, tensions rise between US, China

Experts believe that SARS-CoV-2 originally came from bats, and jumped into humans via an intermediate animal.

WHO inquiry into COVID-19 origins 'compromised by politics', say scientists awaiting overdue report
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WHO inquiry into COVID-19 origins 'compromised by politics', say scientists awaiting overdue report

The joint team didn't have the mandate, independence, or accesses required to perform a full and unrestricted investigation, they wrote.