Covid origin

Will focus on dealing with pandemic here than to delve in conspiracy theories: Supreme Court

The top court made this observation while refusing to entertain a petition seeking direction to set up an international taks force for finding scientific answeres about the Delta variant's origin.

published on : 6th September 2021

US report on origins of COVID-19 'mendacious', made for political purposes: China

China firmly objected to the allegation by Washington that Beijing stalled international probe and resisted in sharing information about the coronavirus.

published on : 28th August 2021

China withholding 'critical information' on COVID-19 origins: US President Joe Biden

The United States, however, does not believe Chinese officials had foreknowledge of the virus before the initial outbreak of the pandemic that has now claimed 4.5 million lives.

published on : 28th August 2021

COVID-19 virus leaked from China's Wuhan lab: US Republican report

The report by Representative Michael McCaul, a top Republican at the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is based on open-source material.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Recent evidence points to natural origin of COVID-19, scientists write in Lancet

The latest report follows suspicions about the origins of the coronavirus, with many believing that it escaped from a lab in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the first cases were reported in 2019.

published on : 6th July 2021

Experts question if WHO should lead Covid pandemic origins probe

Numerous experts, some with strong ties to WHO, say that political tensions between the U.S. and China make it impossible for an investigation by the agency to find credible answers.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Lab-leak suspicions swirl around COVID-19 origins

Experts say speculation based on circumstantial evidence should not distract us from fighting coronavirus, though Wuhan lab-leak theory gains momentum

published on : 11th June 2021

Wuhan lab was engaged in military activity, says Ex-US Secretary of State Pompeo

China is coming under increasing pressure over probe into the origins of the COVID-19, even as scientists are demanding more clarity.

published on : 31st May 2021

'Covid has no credible natural ancestor': Explosive study claims Chinese scientists created virus in lab

The new research claims that scientists took a natural coronavirus "backbone" found in Chinese cave bats and spliced onto it a new "spike", turning it into the deadly and highly transmissible Covid-19

published on : 30th May 2021

India supports WHO's call for detailed studies on origins of coronavirus: External Affairs Ministry

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the follow up of the WHO report and further studies deserve the understanding and cooperation of all.

published on : 28th May 2021

Covid culpability: A conspiracy of silence

Across the world, there has been criticism and questions about culpability of governments in handling the crisis. But oddly, few questions are raised about the origin of the virus

published on : 22nd May 2021

WHO team urges patience after first look for origin of coronavirus

The report said transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely.”

published on : 31st March 2021

Coronavirus circulated undetected in China months before first case was reported: Study

The research, published in the journal Science, used molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations to date the emergence of the virus to as early as October 2019.

published on : 19th March 2021