Speaking at the recent press conference, representatives of the mixed investigation team of Chinese and international scientists said they found evidence of the virus spreading in Wuhan in December 2019, Infection outbreaks took place both inside and outside Hoa Nam Seafood Market.
Chinese delegation leader Luong Van Nien and World Health Organization representative Peter Ben Embarek both said that the seafood market is not the original source. However, scientists cannot conclude whether the virus was transmitted directly from animals to humans or through an intermediate host.
World Health Organization expert Peter Ben Embarek, head of the international team of scientists, has denied the possibility of a lab leak. This is “impossible”, Mr. Embarek emphasized, and because of that, his team will not recommend further investigation of this hypothesis.
Meanwhile, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said new studies show that the AstraZeneca vaccine is only effective against certain variants of the virus, and the World Health Organization director general also stressed. Strongly the importance of continuing to practice social distancing measures as well as other measures to prevent spread.