China denied access to coronavirus investigation by WHO
China has rejected numerous requests from the World Health Organization to allow it to participate in the investigation of the origin of COVID-19. The representative of WHO in China, Dr. Gauden Galea announced this, Sky News reports.
"We know that some kind of national investigation is being conducted, but at this stage we were not invited to join," Galea said.
According to him, WHO requested the Commission on Health and the Chinese authorities, since knowledge of the origin of the virus is very important, it is also extremely important to study the interaction between animals and humans in this context.
“We need to know as much as possible to prevent a recurrence of the current situation,” a WHO spokesman said.
When asked if China has a good reason for WHO's refusal, Dr. Galea replied: "From our point of view, no."