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WHO says theory that Covid spread from lab 'extremely unlikely'

Guardian, 09 Feb 2021
The head of the World Health Organization-led team looking into how Covid-19 originated said on Tuesday that its investigation had uncovered new information but had not dramatically changed the picture of the outbreak. Virus expert Peter Ben Embarek said the origin of the coronavirus pointed to a natural reservoir in bats. He said the hypothesis that it leaked from a lab in Wuhan was extremely unlikely and would not be part of any further study for his team

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