The US military may have brought coronavirus to Wuhan: Chinese official
BEIJING: A Chinese official claimed Thursday that the US military could have brought Wuhan, amid a war of words between the two countries over the rapid spread of the deadly virus worldwide.
Global Times, the state of China, reported on Thursday that the director of the US Center was reportedly reported. USA (CDC) acknowledged that some flu patients may have been misdiagnosed and actually had coronaviruses.
Despite the fact that the deadly virus continues to spread throughout the United States, there are increasing signs of flaws and gaps in the United States government response, including efforts to hide information about the epidemic, the possible failure to differentiate the coronavirus. from the common flu and attempts to blame others with racist rhetoric, the report said.
Referring to Redfiled's comments, one of the spokespersons, Zhao Lijian, alleged that the United States Army could have brought COVID-19 to Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak in China.
The CDC were caught on the spot. When did patient zero start in the US? UU.? How many people are infected? What are the hospitals called? It may be the US Army. UU. Who brought the epidemic to Wuhan. Be transparent! Make your data public! We owe ourselves an explanation! Zhao tweeted Thursday with a video clip of the CDC director's comments.
He did not, however, make his indictment against the US military.
On March 5, Zhao told a press conference that the source of the virus has yet to be determined, raising doubts about reports that the virus had originated from a live animal market in Wuhan in December.
Where the virus originated has not yet been determined. Wherever it comes from, China and all other affected countries are victims facing the challenge of containing its spread, Zhao said.
When asked at a press conference here Thursday whether China has evidence that the coronavirus did not originate in China and, if so, where it originated, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the origin of the virus can only be determined by science. We need to trust scientific and professional opinions. We don't expect to see anyone making a problem of stigmatizing other countries.
With COVID-19 becoming a pandemic, the world should unite to fight it rather than level accusations and attacks against each other, which is not constructive at all, Geng said.
When asked about the President of EE. USA Donald trump In his televised speech on Thursday in which he said the coronavirus started in China and spread to other places, Geng said China has been acting openly, transparently and highly responsible since the outbreak of the epidemic.
We have taken the most complete, rigorous and comprehensive measures in this general people's war against the epidemic. Such extraordinary efforts have resulted in increasing positive momentum in controlling the epidemic across the country, he said.
On Monday, Geng condemned United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for calling the coronavirus a Wuhan virus, calling his comments contemptuous behavior and an attempt to stigmatize the country.
The deadly virus that first originated in Wuhan last December claimed more than 4,600 lives and infected more than 124,330 people in 118 countries and territories.
China remains the most affected with more than 80,000 infections and 3,100 deaths.