Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hit again at China and accused the Communist nation of withholding knowledge from an professional WHO panel and mentioned the lab-leak idea wanted “additional investigation”. This got here after the report rejected the speculation altogether.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s prime diplomats dismissed the report and claimed it was biased in the direction of Beijing.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo branded the report as a “sham” and claimed the Wuhan Institute of Virology “stays the probably supply of the virus”.
Mr Pompeo accused the WHO of being “complicit” within the outbreak of the virus.
Antony Blinken, the present envoy, mentioned Beijing “helped to write down it”.
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