WHO team investigating COVID-19 origins facing scientific and political challenges in China

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Print with images and other media Print text only Print Cancel After repeated delays and months of torturous negotiations, a team from the World Health Organization (WHO) will today finally touch down in China to conduct their much-anticipated investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. The experts conducting the probe are not only facing a complex scientific task, but a daunting political and diplomatic challenge as well. The debate over where and how COVID-19 began has been inexorably drawn into the intensifying geopolitical battle between the United States and China and poisoned by disinformation campaigns. And conducting a clear-eyed...