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WHO Team Confirms COVID-19 of Animal Origin; Ghana Shuts Parliament After Outbreak Infects Lawmakers

HeadlineFeb 10, 2021

A World Health Organization team probing the origins of COVID-19 confirmed the virus likely originated in a yet-to-be-identified animal before infecting humans and was not leaked from a laboratory.

Peter Ben Embarek: “The possible path from whatever original animal species all the way through the Huanan market could have taken a very long and convoluted path involving also movements across borders, travels, etc., before arriving in the Huanan market.”

In Ghana, Parliament was forced to shut down for several weeks after a COVID-19 outbreak infected at least 17 lawmakers and over 150 staffers.

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