(Washington) The United States on Tuesday withdrew from a theory backed by former President Donald Trump that the corona virus came from a Chinese laboratory, expressing support for World Health Organization experts.
WHO investigators visiting Wuhan, the first Chinese city to be affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, on Tuesday ruled that the hypothesis of a laboratory leak was “highly unlikely.”
Mike Pompeo, the former Republican president, said the State Department, which supported the theory, was awaiting a full investigation by experts.
“Instead of going to conclusions that can drive anything other than science, where the data goes, where science takes us, our conclusions will be based on that,” the spokesman said. US Diplomatic Net Price.
“We fully support this investigation,” he added.
At a time when Donald Trump was widely criticized for managing the health crisis, Mr. Pompeo led the charge against Beijing, claiming responsibility for the epidemic on communist rule.
He condemned China’s attempts to cover up the true number of cases, and did not completely rule out the possibility that even the SARS-CoV-2 virus was deliberately spread.
Five days before the inauguration of Joe Biden of the Democratic Party, the State Department said researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were aware that “before the first case of infection was identified, Govt-19 had symptoms similar to those of common seasonal diseases.”
However, according to Netflix, it was “very clear” that this information could not be decided one way or another.
The spokesman, on the other hand, shared criticisms of the Beijing cover-up.
“I think it is clear that the Chinese, at least so far, have not given us the transparency we need, and […] The international community needs it so that this type of epidemic can be prevented from happening again, ”he said. Price.
When asked if China fully cooperated with the WHO group, he replied: “The question remains open.”
This UN. Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the United States from the company and changed it immediately after Joe Biden came to power.