China’s shocking claim about the origin of coronavirus

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"The Country Office notified the International Health Regulations (IHR) focal point in the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office about the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission media statement of the cases and provided a translation of it", the organisation said in a statement.

While the daily figures are getting higher, more countries are opening up their economy as governments battle to maintain a balance between public health and economic survival.

Soon, the WHO's epidemic information service also took note of another report in the US-based worldwide epidemiological surveillance network, ProMed, that mentioned about new cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, whose cause was unknown.

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The new timeline of COVID-19 indicates that World Health Organization made two separate requests to Chinese authorities for more information on the cluster of cases.

Days later, on April 20, WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told media that the first report on coronavirus had indeed come from China, but fell short of revealing the source.

In the new timeline, which the WHO says has been updated "in light of evolving events and new information", the organization reveals that its Chinese Office "picked up" an online statement - which has since been deleted - made by the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission describing cases of "viral pneumonia".

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World Health Organization asked Chinese authorities to give more information about the disease twice - on January 1 and January 2. "The report first came from China - that's fact number one - from Wuhan itself", he had said.

China finally replied on January 3.

US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier said that the virus might have originated in a laboratory in China. It also added that meanwhile, several health authorities from around the world contacted the global agency, seeking additional information on the outbreak. In India, the COVID-19 tally has crossed 6.45 lakh. A novel coronavirus was eventually identified.

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