WHO expert says he would like to go back to Wuhan to follow up COVID-19

GENEVA (Reuters) - A World Health Organization expert said on Wednesday he would like to go back to wholesale food markets in Wuhan in China to follow up initial cases of COVID-19 which emerged in the city. Peter Ben Embarek, an expert in animal diseases, told a WHO social media briefing he would like to re-interview initial COVID-19 cases and find others who may have 'important information' on where they may have picked up the virus.

Reuters November 26, 2020 00:11:55 IST
WHO expert says he would like to go back to Wuhan to follow up COVID-19

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GENEVA (Reuters) - A World Health Organization expert said on Wednesday he would like to go back to wholesale food markets in Wuhan in China to follow up initial cases of COVID-19 which emerged in the city.

Peter Ben Embarek, an expert in animal diseases, told a WHO social media briefing he would like to re-interview initial COVID-19 cases and find others who may have "important information" on where they may have picked up the virus.

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Writing by Giles Elgood; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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