China raps nations critical of WHO study for politicizing virus origin

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China on Wednesday criticized 14 countries, including Japan and the United States, for "politicizing" the origins of the novel coronavirus after they voiced concerns over a joint probe conducted by the World Health Organization and Beijing in a Chinese city. Chinese virus experts have argued that similar investigations should be carried out in other nations to identify the sources of the virus that causes COVID-19 disease, saying the idea that a probe should be conducted only in China is "scientifically wrong." "The politicization of virus traceability is extremely unethical and unpopular," Ch...

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